If you are trying to find a good job as a forklift operator, you really need to look into getting your forklift certification. Why is important? Obtaining forklift certification is OSHA law in most states. The objective is always to ensure the safe practices of the forklift driver and people who might be about during the operation…

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OSHA, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, is a United States Department of Labor agency created by Congress to ensure safe working conditions in the U.S. Forklifts fall under OSHA’s powered industrial trucks section of their website. OSHA ensures safe environments for workers by setting standards and enforcing them. They also provide training, education, and assistance to companies to help them be…

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Forklift certification courses cover general safety and operation on a wide variety of forklift models. While knowing the most commonly used model at your workplace is important, there are several types of forklifts in operation in businesses across the United States. Regardless of what type of forklift you will be working with, safety and certification…

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Are you considering a job as a forklift operator? If so, here’s a job description outline so you know exactly what will be required of you before and after being hired on. The Job Forklift operators are first and foremost responsible for operating an industrial forklift. This usually takes place in warehouses, shipyards, docks, flight…

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Think forklift certification is for safety geeks, overzealous managers and OSHA enforcers? Think again. The fact is, forklift certification saves lives. How many lives? Well, did you know that in addition to the 800+ people injured in forklift related accidents each year, about 100 people die annually from injuries related to forklifts? Just look at some of these…

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Interested in a job as a forklift operator or industrial truck operator? You can earn a decent wage for doing this type of work and the education requirements to land a job are fairly minimal. Forklift certification and training is required at most places of business that use forklifts, however many workplaces will train you on the job. How much…

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As businesses move to newer breeds of forklifts in an effort to save time and money, warehouse managers and forklift operators have the responsibility and duty to stay up to date on the newest advances in forklift technology. Forklift training and forklift certification is an integral part of staying on top of the newest advances in the marketplace. Fuel…

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