Forklifts are a common piece of equipment used in many kinds of workplaces. As with any equipment, employers must train workers to safely operate forklifts. They should then test workers to ensure that they understood their training and can safely use this equipment. They should also periodically retest forklift operators.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Adapt this form for your workplace, OHS program and the OHS laws in your jurisdiction. Then have supervisors use it to test workers who operate forklifts. Ensure that workers get additional training in any areas in the test in which they didn’t get an “OK.” Maintain these records.