Forklifts are used for material handling in warehouse and industrial operations. The proper inspection, maintenance and operation of forklifts ensures that materials are handled in a safe and efficient manner. Students develop and demonstrate skills and knowledge of forklift operations through hands-on applications in a variety of material handling situations.
- Types of forklifts
- Forklift components
- Pre-use inspection and testing
- Rated load capacity and the impact of weight distribution on capacity and operation
- Fuelling and routine maintenance
- Safe operating practices