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On Safety: Training for powered industrial trucks

OSHA requires that operators of powered industrial trucks be trained before operating the equipment independently. That training must consist of instruction – classroom (lecture based) and practical training – on the safe and proper operation of the PIT, the hazards of operating the vehicle in the workplace, and the requirements of the OSHA standard on PITs.
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FORKLIFT SAFETY

‘Train and practice’

How to mitigate common forklift hazards
Powered industrial trucks, also known as forklifts or lift trucks, make lifting and transporting heavy objects easier in the workplace. However, this advantage also comes with risk if a forklift is operated unsafely or by an untrained driver.
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