Forklift Safety

Location Erbil

Fee 250


Tuesday, 23 July 2024


Wednesday, 24 July 2024

Course Overview

Forklifts are the most widely used pieces of equipment for lifting and moving heavy loads. Many industries such as oil and gas, agriculture, industrial, construction and many more, use one or more types of forklifts for handling heavy materials at the job site.

This 2-day course will teach trainees how to operate a forklift safely and efficiently. It is appropriate for lift operators of any brand and type and will demonstrate the significance of proper forklift safety and handling techniques.

This course has been developed to produce competent forklift operators who understand the principles of operating a forklift, and who can operate a forklift safely.

Course Objectives

After successful completion of this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to identify forklift main components

  • Demonstrate knowledge on forklift stability

  • List the forklift operator responsibilities

  • Be able to inspect and operate forklifts

  • Have the skills needed to handle forklift operating-related accidents

Course Content Introduction
  • Who needs forklift training?

  • Why training is necessary?

  • What is the forklift?

Components of forklift
  • Mast

  • Hydraulics

  • Carriage

  • Load backrest

  • Counterweight

  • Forks

  • Tires

  • Wheels

  • Power supply

  • Operator cab

  • Controls

  • Dashboard gages and indicators

  • Overhead guard

Forklift stability
  • Seesaw principle

  • Center of gravity

  • Stability triangle

  • Tipping forward

  • Lateral tipping

  • Load handling

  • Data plate and capacity

  • Load chart

Forklift operator responsibilities
  • Responsibilities

  • Pre-use check

Safe use of forklifts
  • General safety rules

Practical Sections
  • How to operate the forklift through all its movements

  • Forklift parts and components


At the end of the theoretical and practical sections, assessments are performed as follows:

  • Theoretical assessment: multi-choice questions (10 questions/30 marks), long answers to the question (10 questions/40 marks), and matching questions (10 words/30 marks). The trainee passes the course if he answers 80% of the question correctly.

  • Practical assessment: an assessment involves the practical conduction of forklift operation as per the points mentioned in (the practical assessment of forklift operator), the trainee passes the assessment if the passes all the points in the assessment checklist

Time and Location
  • Location: Erbil, mselect

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Time: 09:00 – 16:00

  • Price: $250

Training Methodology

Range of proven advanced learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes group discussions, facilitated case studies, presentations and exercises.


Must be made 5 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.

How do I register?

You can register by emailing with the following details:

  • Full Name:

  • City/Town:

  • Email Address:

  • Phone number:

  • Name of course:

For more information, please call 0 771 842-2380