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Forklift Truck Operator Instructor Development

This course is designed for companies that would like to conduct their own forklift operator certification training at their facility.  Participants will get the basic tools needed to establish a powered industrial truck program at their workplace.  CSA will teach you the OSHA requirements for powered industrial truck training to make sure your operators are safe and in compliance. Instructor course covers:

  • OSHA Requirements for Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Company Policies (for your facility)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Types of Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Safety Equipment
  • Operating Procedures
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Hands-on Training for Operators
  • Setting Up and Maintaining a Training Program
  • Teaching Techniques

Forklift experience is highly suggested for instructor candidates.  Participants will receive an Instructor Manual that includes a sample written exam and sample skills test.  They will also receive a basic PowerPoint presentation.

Aerial Lift Instructor Development

This training will provide you with the basic tools to establish a training program at your company. Topics include

  • Understanding OSHA's training requirements for performing work on lifts
  • General structural requirements
  • Teaching safe work practices while working on lifts
  • Understanding of the different types of lifts and certain requirements
  • Teaching techniques

Participants will receive a basic power point presentation and checklists for skills testing. Participants should have experience operating aerial lift equipment.


Let CSA Train Your Operators

Colorado Safety Association provides forklift operator and other powered industrial truck training in accordance with the requirements of the OSHA standard (29 CFR 1910.178 (l)). Training consists of:

  • Classroom training that covers all aspects of forklift/equipment safety procedures followed by a written test. 
  • Hands-on skills test in which participants are evaluated on safe operation of the equipment.  

Participants should know how to operate the equipment prior to this session.  Certificates are issued to those that pass the written test and show safe operation during the hands-on skill session.  Certificates are good for 3 years. Re-certification is required every three years.

Other equipment we can help with:

  • Man Lift (Scissor or Boom)
  • Powered Pallet Jack
  • Reach Truck
  • Rough Terrain Vehicle (Telehandler)

Request a quote for training at your company by completing the form.