Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Lift Truck Operator - Instructor Development Course

Learn how to train your lift truck (Forklift) operators on safe operation and meet OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 requirements.

What You Will Learn

This course teaches how to use the NSC Lift Truck Operator Facilitator Kit with:

  • Tips and tools to effectively train operators
  • Teaching tools for non-operators to work safely around lift trucks
  • Benchmarks for evaluating hands-on performance
  • How to interact with the on-screen coach

Each participant receives a Facilitator Kit & DVD with these cutting-edge learning aids:

  • Easy-to-follow Facilitator Guide with companion DVD (Plus PC/Mac CD version) that lets course leaders engage and involve participants through all 7 instructional modules
  • High-definition videos of real-life working conditions and operator frontline perspectives
  • Detailed animations that further illustrate course topics
  • Comprehensive final exam

Course Modules

  • OSHA Regulations
  • Lift Truck Design & Operating Principles
  • Pre-Shift Safety Inspection & Preventive Maintenance
  • Worksite Inspections
  • Pick Up A Load
  • Deliver A Load
  • Apply Lift Truck Operator Safety Skills


Member Price:
 $495 first attendee and
$150 for each additional attendee from the same company    

Non-Member Price:
$645 first attendee and
$185 for each additional attendee from the same company

8 MESH Hours

Class includes DVD & Instructor Manual for each company, plus each additional attendee from the same company will receive the Instructor Manual Only.


2017 Dates

July 28 in Charlotte

October 27 in Raleigh

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We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

Onsite Training!

Your Place or Ours

Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220