Forklift Safety provides employees with information and initial training on fork lift use in their work and mandated by OSHA and NMSU Policy.
Prerequisite: Employee Safety
Course Contents Include:
1. Intro to regs & NMSU policy on forklift use.
2. Overview of OSHA 1910.178
3. Proper techniques for safe forklift operation
4. Hazards associated with forklift operations
5. Skills assessment
Who should attend: All University employees and others who operate fork lifts. Please note that, individuals under 18 years of age are not allowed to operate forklifts (OSHA reference).
Training Frequency: Initial training upon job assignment. At minimum, refresher training is required every 3 years.