Category Archives: Forklift Certification Training
Forklift training is a requirement for both aspiring operators and seasoned employees alike. It gives workers the knowledge and skills they need to use the forklift, know how the lift works, and recognize and avoid the dangers that can lead to accidents.
Maritime is one of the main types of materials handling industries in which forklifts are used, which includes shipyards, marine terminals, and longshoring. Below we take a deeper look into each of these industry segments to understand the requirements and regulations of forklift operators.
OSHA requires that all workers who wish to operate forklifts in any industry, including general, maritime, and construction, must be trained to do so and evaluated to confirm their competency. OSHA’s requirements for training are set in place to protect employees and the worksite, and help reduce the number of