Forklift/Truck Operator Training

This course is designed to provide you with the technical skills needed to safely operate forklift equipment and utilize safe driving procedures. OSHA's 1910.178 states that employees must be trained prior to operating powered industrial trucks. Successful completion of this training will give you the operator's license and the driving skills to be a forklift operator. Topics covered: forklift design principles, safe forklift driving techniques, OSHA operating requirements, forlift load capacities, standard operating procedures for forklift operation in forward and reverse, forklift operations, forklift inspection and obstacle course training.

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Peggy Young

Peggy Young has been with Riverland Community College since 1991 and joined the Riverland Customized Training and Education team in 2008.  Her focus is on Industrial Safety, Manufacturing, Leadership, Trade & Industry, and providing Strengths-based training as a StrengthsQuest Educator. Peggy is also the Department of Labor – MnAMP grant manager and MJSP grant coordinator for Riverland Community College.  Peggy works with individuals and business clients to provide solutions through customized training with a focus on curriculum enhancement and extended learning initiatives.

Contact Peggy Young at 507-433-0602 or for more information about programs, courses, and services.