MEWPs are classified into two groups based on their design and functionality, which are differentiated by the platform location in reference to the tipping line.
Forklift technology has come a long way since its invention in the early 20th century. Today, new advancements in technology are transforming the industry in exciting ways. To understand how we go to where we are today, let's take a look at how forklift technology changed throughout the 20th century.
Getting a Forklift Certification During a Recession According to one recent report, there’s now a 98% chance that a global economic recession is on the horizon. The probability has only been this high twice before—in 2008 and 2020. Despite how secure you might feel in your current career, numbers like these
More than 1.5 million employees work as forklift operators in the United States. If your job requires you to move goods around a warehouse or another industrial site, it’s important to make sure you’ve completed the requisite training and received your forklift certification.
As a Forklift Operator, you may be asked to operate several different types of forklift trucks while on the job. Some are more appropriate for outdoor rough terrain, while others are meant for narrow aisles within a warehouse. Forklift trucks are grouped into similar types, called classes.
Here at Liftoff Certifications, we get this question all the time: “I’m interested in taking the online OSHA Forklift Operator Certification course, but I don’t know what's included with an online certification. Can you help?” To help answer this question, we’ve compiled a list of everything that you should expect to get when you certify with any online provider.
If you've done some Google searching, you'll see that there are several options when it comes to receiving your Forklift Operator Certification. You can go the online route, which is typically what most prospective and experienced operators will do. Alternatively, some employers do offer in-person classes, which usually consist of multi-day sessions. I always recommend searching for a course and certification that is...
Never before has it been easier for a seasoned Forklift Operator or a newcomer to the equipment to become certified to operate a forklift. Per OSHA's standards for powered industrial trucks (1910.178), a Forklift Operator is required to complete the following every 3 years...