Training Requirements for Operating a Yale Lift Truck

Yale forklifts are a critical component of any warehouse or distribution center. Its uses are virtually endless – helping industrial workers transport objects of all shapes, sizes and weights. A Yale forklift undoubtedly makes a warehouse workers job easier; however, in order to operate one of these efficient machines, some prerequisite training is in order.

According to OSHA, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, a fork lift operator must understand the physical capabilities of their machine. Did you know that even though lift trucks are less than four feet wide, they can often weigh more than a car? Now that’s a lot of power!

OSHA also provides lessons in:

  • Fork lift Physics
  • Lift Truck Operation
  • Lift Truck Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Refueling & Recharging

Naturally, your training wouldn’t be complete with a test run and written exam. To learn more about what you can do to certify yourself in Yale lift trucks operation, there are plenty of training courses you can take on-line and in-person.

Happy lifting!

The Voss Equipment crew