Forklift - Safe Driving
- Describe some basic rules and guidelines for driving a forklift safely.
- Explain how to drive a forklift safely around pedestrians.
- Describe how to drive a forklift on challenging surfaces and in enclosed spaces.
This lesson is the fourth lesson in a five-lesson curriculum designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The curriculum serves as the formal-instruction component of forklift operator training, and generally precedes hands-on operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating a forklift are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson will present some forklift safety basics, as well as information on how to drive a forklift safely around pedestrians, on challenging surfaces, and in enclosed spaces.