Forklifts and other powered industrial trucks are very useful tools in many different industries. They are so common that many people think they’re easy to drive, and don’t require much training to operate. However, forklift injuries are common, including collisions, pinches, roll-overs, and accidents involving loads. This course is intended for workers who are required to operate a forklift or other powered industrial truck on the job. Learners that complete this course will display the ability to recognize the forklift's instruments and controls, common hazards associated with forklift operation and OSHA-required safe work practices for forklift operation. This course is designed to assist forklift operators and their employers to complete the formal training (classroom) portion of OSHA’s required training for operators of powered industrial trucks. This course is available in English, Spanish, Bosnian, German, Portuguese, Polish and Mandarin.