Forklift

Powered Industrial Trucks

Learn safe, practical methods for handling powers industrial machinery.

Course Information Cr Hrs
Powered Industrial Trucks/Fork Truck Training

This training class focuses on three critical areas: the machine, surrounding hazards, and general safety rules. Operators will receive information ranging from pre-operational inspections to the center of gravity triangle to proper steering handling, and refueling techniques.

Course Dates Times Location Cost
WDS FTT July 29; T 8-12pm CWD 10 $295
WDS FTT Nov 20; Th 8-12pm CWD $295

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Skid Steer Training

Skid steer safety training provides students a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation procedures. Students will be able to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with Skid Steer operations. Topics covered include:

  • Equipment design and function
  • Hydraulic and electrical system
  • Pre-start inspections
  • Equipment warning devices
  • Safe operation considerations
  • Controls review
  • Power train
  • Effects of terrain
  • Stability and center of gravity
  • Maneuvering
  • Spoil placement
  • Attachment selection and use

Contact Eric Lansdowne at 417-447-8901 or lansdowne@otc.edu for additional information.