The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has
revised requirements for powered industrial truck operator training
(codified at 29 CFR 1910.178(l)) and they have issued new requirements
to improve the training of these operators. OSHA estimates that
implementing these changes will prevent 11 deaths and 9,422 injuries per
These changes mandate a training program that bases the
amount and type of training required on: The operator’s prior knowledge
and skill; the types of powered industrial trucks the operator will
operate in the workplace; the hazards present in the workplace; and the
operator's demonstrated ability to operate a powered industrial truck
To assist your business in complying with OSHA’s forklift
safety law, we recommend that you post the Mandatory Forklift poster
that is for any business that owns a Forklift. The Mandatory Forklift
poster includes safety information to inform your employees’ on how to
operator a Forklift safely.
The poster is 18" x 24", in color, and laminated on both sides.