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Forklift Certification Training

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Columbus
  • Start Date: September 08, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Each year, tens of thousands of injuries related to powered industrial trucks (PIT), or forklifts, occur in U.S. workplaces. These accidents can be avoided! Operating a lift truck is an important job, so important that OSHA requires "only trained and authorized operations shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck." This program will comply with the OSHA requirements for 29 CFR 1910.178-Powered Industrial Trucks.

Training will include lecture as well as hands-on driving experience. Individuals attending this workshop will perform a driving test using a provided forklift.

Attendees must be 18 years of age. This workshop will be taught in English. Must have a valid driver's license.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Forklift Orientation
  • Prestart Inspections
  • Stability and Design
  • Proper Safety Procedures
  • Handling and Transporting Hazardous Materials
  • General Awareness of Various Federal Regulations

The registration deadline is Sept. 1; however, class size is limited so early registration is encouraged to ensure a seat for the training.

Class Details

  • Instructor: Mike Sobota
  • Cost: $80, which includes course materials
  • Address:
    4500 63rd St.
  • Location: CCC-Columbus, West Education Center, Room 176 (on lower level)


For more information or to register, contact Sue Baer at 402-562-1425; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1425; or

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