Upcoming Public Trainings:

Feb 15, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person & Virtual Options)

Apr 15, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person Only – Kalahari Resort, WI Dells)

July 9, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person & Virtual Options)

Sept 11, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person & Virtual Options)

Nov. 13, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person & Virtual Options)

Course Overview

Our Lift Truck Operator Training Program – developed by the National Safety Council – trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. Whether you’re a new or experienced trainer, the turnkey materials you’ll receive will give you the confidence and the capability to deliver lift truck training successfully.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around forklifts. Topics you’ll learn during the course include:

  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance
  • How to evaluate operators’ performance
  • How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks
  • How to teach safe procedures and maintenance

Who Should Attend?

Many positions in your organization can benefit from this course, including:

  • Forklift operator trainers
  • Forklift operators
  • Warehouse/shipping/receiving managers
  • Construction site managers
  • Safety managers
  • Safety committee members
  • Operations managers 

Why Should You Attend?

Fully OSHA compliant, and covering all lift truck classifications, this program can quickly return its low cost in improved productivity, decreased absenteeism, better morale, and a safer workplace.


For the cost of the Full Tuition Instructor’s Kit …Attendees receive the Easy-to-follow Facilitator Guide with companion USB link that lets course leaders engage and involve participants through all seven instructional modules.

Regular Price $700
Discounted Member $570

*Classes will be held in person at WSC and virtually. For those attending via Zoom, a link will be sent to you at a later date*

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attend this course and earn .60 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.

More Information

To schedule a private training of this course or any other for your company, please contact WSC at 608.258.3400 or wsc@wisafetycouncil.org for pricing and availability.

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