South Florida # 1 Forklift Training Center


                        OSHA COMPLIANCE


                           Marina Lift Industry


Marina Forklift Operator Training
Class - V - Marina Truck

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced lift truck operators with the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and function involved in the operation and maintenance of the forklift. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined.This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of forklift as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910-178.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a lift truck certificate as proof of training

Course Duration:

4 hours ( 3 Hour Theory and 1 Hour of Practical Evaluation )
· Four operators per session to allow for maximum instructor/operator interaction

Program Outline:


Introduction to OSHA
· Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910.178
· Pedestrian awareness
· Basic principles: lift truck design and operation
· Parts of a truck/pre-shift inspection
· Operation of truck
· Fuel sources (battery and propane and Diesel / Gasoline)
· General safety rules/guidelines
· Summary (written test)
Practical evaluations – (Must Pass)


· performing of pre-shift inspection
· battery maintenance and charging procedures
· propane cylinder exchange
· safe operating techniques
· load handling/selection
· dock safety
· extensive hands-on training and application


Must Pass Written Evaluation
Must Pass Practical Evaluation

School Equipment:

Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughtout the program: Marina Forklift.

Class Size:

Classes generally range in size from 4 to 8 students