Sit-Down Forklift

Avoid safety hazards and comply with OSHA and ANSI standards for operating a sit-down forklift by taking this course. Sign up today! 

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English | 4.8 (5 Ratings)

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About this Course

What is Sit-down Forklift Training? 

This course covers the safe operation of powered industrial trucks, also known as fork trucks, lift trucks or forklifts. Specifically, this course focuses on sit-down forklifts. 

We'll discuss the various types of forklifts and relevant OSHA and ANSI safety standards, like inspections and records. You'll also learn forklift anatomy. 

We'll cover the potential hazards of working in or near a sit-down forklift, including battery hazards, tip-over issues, and the potential for being struck by a forklift or a falling load.  You'll also learn about the hazards involved in elevating personnel, operating on a raised dock, and performing maintenance. 

You'll learn the safety precautions for preventing any potential injuries. We'll talk about keeping pedestrians safe, proper load handling, and more. 

Who should take Sit-down Forklift Training? 

If you operate a sit-down forklift, this course is for you. We also recommend it for anyone who works around them, since they pose hazards to those nearby. 

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion 


Required Pre-Requisites



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Course Structure

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Course Updates

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Topics Covered

  • Types of Forklifts 
  • Forklift Regulations 
  • Inspections and Records 
  • Anatomy of Sit-Down Forklifts 
  • Operator's Manual & Warning Labels 
  • Battery Hazards & Care 
  • Forklift Chassis 
  • Mast & Forks 
  • Operator's Compartment 
  • Stability of a Forklift 
  • Center of Gravity 
  • Stability Triangle 
  • Stability Pyramid 
  • Static & Dynamic Conditions 
  • Struck by Forklift 
  • Hit by Falling Load 
  • Tip Over 
  • Elevating Personnel 
  • Ran Off Dock 
  • Maintenance Related Accidents 
  • Know Your Forklift 
  • Know Your Worksite 
  • Parking the Forklift 
  • Operating the Forklift 
  • Working Around Pedestrians 
  • Safe Load Handling 
  • Traveling with the Load 
  • Elevating Personnel 
  • Load and Unloading Trailers 


When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or

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  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.

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