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Workplace Safety Classes

For more information, please contact:

Donna Ludwig
Account Manager in Business Services[+]
  • Corporate and Continuing Education
phone704-216-3668
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Basic Forklift Operator

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines.

Topics include how to:

  • Comply with OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck standard.
  • Moving with and without a load as well as picking up and stacking a load, taking into consideration trailers, ramps and elevators.
  • Learn safety aspects, operations, basic maintenance and OSHA compliance issues.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will know how to safely operate a sit-down forklift and will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseMarch 17, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseMay 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017
Fridays, and Saturdays
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4128

Forklift Train the Trainer

This course prepares the experienced forklift operator to develop and teach a complete in-house training program.

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines, using both classroom instruction and a hands-on session during which students will operate a forklift in an industrial setting. Topics include: pre-start inspection, load principles, setting the load, OSHA standards and requirements, design considerations, picking up and moving the load, pedestrian safety, accident files and record keeping.

Who should attend? – Employees who will be required to operate powered industrial trucks in the workplace. Participants will receive certificate for completing required basic training and demonstration of operating skills; site-specific and equipment-specific training must still be provided by employers to meet OSHA certification.

Scheduled based on demand. Please contact Sherie Neely.

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OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Excavation Safety, Scaffold Safety, Materials Handling, Crane Safety, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), & Permit-Required Confined Space Entry.

Scheduled based on demand. Please contact Sherie Neely.

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OSHA 30-Hour General Industry

Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Struck and Caught Hazards, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Lead and Crystalline Silica, Asbestos, Hazard Communication, Electrical Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Excavations, Scaffolds, Crane Safety, Heavy Equipment, Forklift Safety, Materials Handling, Permit-Required Confined Spaces, Fire Safety, Welding and Cutting, Concrete and Masonry, Steel Erection, & Ergonomics.

Scheduled based on demand. Please contact Sherie Neely.

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Looking for a class not listed here?

Please use the Class Offering Interest Form to suggest a class you would like to take, or contact Sherie Neely.