Pallet Jack Training & Certification – Class III (Electric & Manual)
What do we offer? Whether you want pallet jack training and certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the pallet jack training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
What are my options for pallet jack training?
What’s in the Pallet Jack Training Course?
Our Pallet Jack Safety Training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on anatomical components, principles of stability, safe operations, hazards to avoid, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for pallet jacks:
- Encompasses these U.S. Standards
29 CFR 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks, General Standards
29 CFR 1926.602 – Material Equipment and Handling, Requirements for Powered Industrial Trucks
29 CFR 1915.120 – Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training
29 CFR 1918.65 – Mechanically Powered Vehicles Used Aboard Vessels
- Encompasses these Canadian Standards
CAN/CSA-B335-04 – Safety Standards for Lift Trucks
CAN/CSA-B335-94 – Lift Truck Operator Training
Can/CSA-B352.0-09 – ROPS, FOPS
ANSI/ITSDF B56.1 – Safety Standard for Low Lift and High Lift Trucks
ANSI/ITSDF B56/1 – Safety Standard for Rough Terrain Forklift Trucks
ISO 5057:1993 – Inspection, repair of fork arms in service on fork-lift trucks
Why do I need pallet jack training?
In line with regulations, anyone who operates heavy equipment must receive training prior to operating the machine on their own. Requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.
When it comes to refresher training, the standard in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the eva