Official Word


If you need any information on safety that you haven't found on this site, please get in touch with one of these organizations, as we abide by their recommendations and regulations:

Link to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and ITSDF B56.1 (Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation).

Effective December 1, 1998, OSHA 1910.178 for Powered Industrial Trucks was amended to include sweeping changes with regard to Operator Training.

The new requirements include:

Comprehensive, equipment-specific training for competent operators, including formal instruction, practical (hands on) training, and performance evaluation. Refresher training every 3 years, or sooner if necessary. Certification.

Click here to view the new Operator Training requirements in their entirety.