Master Course Outline
JD 102
Forklift Safety Training and Certification


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 10

Lecture Hours:10


Description
This course is designed to meet the new OSHA requirements for lift truck operator training and certification. Safe lifting/chaining and moving of loads will be demonstrated and discussed. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the John Deere program.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the regulations for motorized lift truck operation.
  • Identify the various types of powered industrial trucks and counter-balanced forklifts.
  • Identify the various parts of any given forklift.
  • Assess the safety limits of various forklifts and configuration, including fulcrum point, center of gravity, load center, and stability.
  • Describe the safe operation of a forklift from pre-use inspection to parking and shutting down.
  • Identify power sources for various forklifts and explain procedures for safe handling.
  • Complete industry certification in the safe operation of motorized lift trucks.

  • Course Topics
  • Review of industry standards
  • Equipment inspection and check sheets
  • Chaining and blocking of loads
  • Lifting and moving heavy loads
  • Practical skill evaluation

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 102
    Fall 2009
    0641
    Del Wilde
    JD 102
    Winter 2009
    0641
    Del Wilde
    JD 102
    Fall 2008
    0641
    Del Wilde


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.