Forklift Hazard Perception Challenge - Basic Safety Awareness - Online Training Course

Interactive Training
30 minutes
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Course Description

Forklift Hazard Perception Challenge - Basic Safety Awareness - Online Training Course



  • Each year forklift-related incidents, accidents, and mishaps result in thousands of injuries and even deaths.
  • Forklift Hazard Perception Challenge - Basic Safety Awareness eLearning course covers the following topic:
    • Pre-shift inspections
    • Following distance
    • Use of seatbelts
    • Use of horn
    • Use of cell phone
    • Awareness of surroundings
    • Use of PPE while working on forklift battery
    • Backing up with regular or standup forklifts
    • Dangerous passing
    • Keeping parts of the body within the forklift frame
    • Elevated forks hazards
    • Driving too fast
    • Use of the wrong type of forklift
    • Use of PPE with high-rise forklift
  • After completing this forklift training course, learners will be able to:
    • Better anticipate, identify, and appropriately react to forklift hazards in the workplace
    • Recognize and apply best practices when operating a forklift under any circumstances
    • Avoid dangerous activities and mistakes when operating a forklift
  • Intended Audience: Employees in general industry workplaces who operate forklifts
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Regs Covered: CFR §1910.178(l), CFR §1910.178(g), ANSI B56.1
  • Copyright Date: 2016 (Rev. 12/16)


System Req.

This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of fewer than seven inches, such as a smartphone.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or onboard audio source
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.


Forklift Hazard Perception Challenge - Basic Safety Awareness, the first in a series of three courses (basic, intermediate, and advanced), will develop hazard perception skills to help operators recognize potential hazards in any situation and keep themselves, and others, safe.
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