Operating a Forklift

Operating a Forklift

Channel 1 Creative Media
Updated Feb 27, 2019

Course Overview 

Forklifts are one of the most useful and widely used pieces of machinery in the workplace. But at all times they should be regarded as possible lethal weapons.

Learning Objectives 

Viewers of this training video will learn about:

  • The responsibilities of both the forklift operator and the employer
  • The importance of daily checks and maintenance
  • Hazard identification & risk assessment
  • The stability triangle, centre of gravity, and how this impacts on a forklift’s stability
  • Procedures for reporting faults
  • Products on the market to improve the safety of forklifts

Target Audience 

This video should be shown to those workers working around forklifts as well as those driving them.

Business Outcomes  

Heightened awareness in the workplace makes for a safer workplace. Stop forklift mishaps before they happen.


12 Minutes