Forklift General Safety

In Collaboration with 360 Immersive  


This module covers general safety topics, and an overview of common hazards associated with forklifts in the workplace. Best practices are discussed regarding safe operations while turning, driving on slick surfaces, proper stopping distance requirements, and the use of backup alarm systems.

Additional topics covered include pedestrian awareness, parking, and the difference between attended versus unattended operations.

  • Standards: OSHA Standard: 1910.178 and industry best practices
  • Contact Hours: 20 minutes
  • Accreditation Agency:  Phylmar Academy, a division of The Phylmar Group, Inc.
  • Includes 2D video

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

Supervisors and managers, union and worker health and safety representatives, and anyone who is interested in forklift safety.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the general hazards of forklifts;
  • Identify hazards related to forklift operation;
  • Demonstrate safe practices and awareness as a pedestrian working near forklifts;
  • Develop an understanding of safe forklift operation.

Topics Include

  • Employer and Employee Requirements
  • General Hazards Related to Forklifts
  • Items That Drivers Need to Follow for Safe Forklift Operation
  • Pedestrian Awareness Around Forklifts and How to Stay Safe
  • Warning Lights
  • Working With Raised Forklifts
  • Forklift Parking
  • Attended and Unattended Forklifts
  • Interactive Activity


  • 1 - 50 seats - $20.99 per seat
  • 51-100 seats - $17.84 per seat
  • 101-250 seats - $15.74 per seat

For additional bulk pricing, bundle pricing and licensing the course for, please contact for additional discounts.

The course certificate of completion acknowledges completion of a specific course; it does not certify the participant to perform any particular work or task.

1-50 seats $20.99

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