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      Office : 198 Route 206, Unit 2A,
Hillsborough, NJ 08844          


Forklift Safety Training and OSHA Certification


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We provide forklift operator training, testing and certification.

Comprehensive step-by-step program, includes onsite training materials and tests, compliance forms, checklists and certificates.

Do you know, OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.178 holds employers responsible for ensuring that all of their lift truck operators, regardless of experience, be trained, evaluated and certified in lift truck use and operation and if found in violation, they could face fines of up to $7,000 per untrained operator ?

What are the OSHA Regulations?

Your forklift operators can be trained and certified TODAY. Don’t wait for OSHA to show up!




 

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In-House Driver Training
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$190.00



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Please send us your comments about our training class, with your name, contact information, resume or even a small picture, we may be able to publish it here on our website. This may help you to secure a better paying job as an NJForklift® certified operator. Remember, many top warehouse managers visits our website often !

Note: We are in the process of listing all of our past trainees on our website - NJ Forklift OSHA Certified Operators

If you wish, there you can post your resume for prospective employer to see !

Job openings for Forklift Operators


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$4.75 processing fee for online payment.

Certification & Practice Class


Upcoming Class dates - (Tentative)

10 AM @ Hillsborough, NJ

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Both Non-Counter Balanced ( Order Picker) and Counter Balanced Trucks are available for Training & Practice
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if you are UNEMPLOYED, out of benefits, and paying cash for the training, talk to the instructor at the end of the class. You may get $20 to $50 dollar refund, depending on your financial situation. If you are using mass transit/train, come to Somerville Train station or nearby bus stop, at least 1 hour before the class, notify the office well ahead, that you need a ride from/to the train station / bus stop.

Certification Class


Current Class Regristration for
2nd-Sep-2014 in English

8 AM @ Edison , NJ

Next Class Early Registration
8th-Sep-2014 in Spanish

8 AM @ Edison, NJ
Upcoming Class dates - (Tentative)

9/2/2014 : English : Edison
9/8/2014 : Spanish : Edison
10/2/2014 : English : Edison
10/13/2014 : Spanish : Edison
11/3/2014 : English : Edison
11/10/2014 : Spanish : Edison
12/2/2014 : English : Edison
12/8/2014 : Spanish : Edison
We reserve the right to cancel and refund any class.

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Important Note:


  • This training targets the SAFETY aspect of operating a forklift. If you are looking to train yourself on a specific make or model, please contact your forklift dealer. In our training, you will learn how to operate a general forklift in a SAFE WAY, ACCORDING TO OSHA GUIDELINES .

  • If you are looking for a single seat in the class, DO NOT CALL or E-mail, BECAUSE if you read this page in its entirety and you will find most of your questions answered. If you are serious about taking the class, send us a check or pay us online, and we will schedule you shortly after receiving payment. If you are paying online, you will be scheduled INSTANTLY. You can check status of your schedule by clicking here. We usually return calls only after we receive payments.

  • NO Driver licence is required and we DO NOT NEED to know your IMMIGRATION STATUS to signup for this class.

  • After successful completion of the class and a test - you will receive a certificate and an ID card that allows you to legally operate Forklift in NJ or other states, conforming OSHA standards. This certificate is renewable every 3 years.

  • Phone #, Phone #, Phone # ! Please include your phone number on payment processing window's Note/Message box. Because sometime class gets filled up pretty fast, if you wait until the last moment to register   and we may need to speak with you !

  • After we receive your payment, we will send you a confirmation email with direction to the training facility.

  • If you are paying by check, send the check to our hillsborough address for faster processing.

  • If in any case, while scheduling a date for you, it doesn't work out,
    YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR FULL MONEY BACK - But THIS must be at least 8 days before the class.

    Those of you who are paying online just between 7 and 3 days before the class - there is no cancellation. You will not receive any refund !


  • Missed the previous class ? Keep checking this website, you will find atleast one class each month !

  • On-Site Driver Training *
    (At Customer's Location)
    Minimum of 5....... Call for price, use extension 203
    Please call us at 908-698-4140
    6-10....... (Call for price).  
    (must be from same company) 
    Corporate Testimonials:

     
    Training date: Wednesday 1st April 2009
    ...
    Although I was not involved in the training, our Safety Manager and several of the participants expressed overwhelming positive reviews. Ron was very informative and entertaining while being the consummate professional. We were very pleased with the service.

    Thanks again.
    Doug Shanley
    Purchasing Manager
    Voltaix, LLC
    197 Meister Avenue
    Branchburg, N.J. 08876

    Training date: Thursday 4th September 2008
    ...
    ...
    The training NJ Forklift provided was excellent. The opening video was a gruesome reminder of how dangerous a forklift can be. We all feel we received more than adequate training.
    Thank you

    Brian Fregeolle
    Warehouse Supervisor
    Raritan, Inc.
    400 Cottontail Lane
    Somerset, NJ 08873


    Training date: Wednesday 2nd April 2008
    ...

    * There may be an extra Service Charge of out of state presentations
    • Our training programs can be conducted in English or Spanish

    • Maximum of 2 types of lift trucks can be covered in a single training session. 

    • All payments for training will be paid 8 business days prior to the training date.

    • No cancellations will be accepted after confirmation, there is no refund.  
      However, classes can rescheduled up to 90 days after the class date at no additional charge.

     

    OSHA Regulations

    OSHA ISSUES NEW REGULATIONS FOR FORKLIFT OPERATORS - December 1, 1998

    Are You in Compliance? The Employer is Responsible for OSHA Compliance for all its Lift Truck Operators.

    On December 1, 1998, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a standard that revised the existing requirements of 29 CFR 1910.178 and issued new requirements to improve the training of powered industrial truck operators.

    The standard becomes effective on March 1, 1999 with mandatory compliance by December 1, 1999. This new standard is intended to reduce the number of injuries and deaths that occur as a result of inadequate operator training. The powered industrial truck operator training requirements will apply to all industries except agricultural operations.

    • The employer must evaluate the operators' performance before allowing any employee to use a vehicle in the workplace, except for training purposes.
    • The employer may designate any qualified employee as Trainer/Evaluator. There are no special or additional "Train the Trainer" requirements.
    • OSHA does not certify, accredit or approve any trainers or training programs for powered industrial trucks. The responsibility for compliance with the requirements of the OSHA standard rests with the employer


    REQUIREMENTS OF THE NEW STANDARD

    WHO SHOULD CONDUCT THE TRAINING?

    Persons with the necessary knowledge, training, and experience to train powered industrial truck operators and evaluate their competence must conduct all training and evaluation.

    The OSHA rules state:
    "Training and evaluation shall be conducted by a person with the knowledge, training and experience to train powered industrial truck operators and evaluate their competence". This means that any adequately proficient and experienced lift truck operator can become a forklift safety trainer for your company.

    Outside qualified training organizations can provide evidence that the employee has successfully completed the relevant classroom and practical training. However, each employer must ensure that each powered industrial truck operator is competent to operate a truck safely, as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation.

    GENERAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

    The new standard requires employers to develop and implement a training program based on the following general principles:

    • Safe truck operation
    • Types of vehicle(s) being used in the workplace
    • Hazards of the workplace created by the user of the vehicles
    • General safety requirements of the OSHA standard
    • The operator's prior knowledge and skill in operating the vehicle
    • The operator's demonstrated ability to operate a vehicle safely

    General requirements for training and evaluation are:

    • Formal (lecture, video, interactive computer, etc.) training
    • Practical training using demonstrations and exercises
    • Employers must certify that each operator has received the training
    • Employers must evaluate each operator's performance at least once every three years

    Prior to operating the truck in the workplace, the employer must evaluate the operator's performance and determine the operator to be competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely. For employees hired before December 1, 1999, training and evaluation must be completed by that date. For employees hired after that date, training must occur before that person is allowed to operate a truck in the workplace.

    Refresher training is needed whenever an operator demonstrates a deficiency in the safe operation of the truck, such as:

    • The operator is involved in an accident or near-miss incident
    • The operator has been observed using the vehicle in an unsafe manner
    • An evaluation has determined the need for additional training
    • There are workplace changes that can affect vehicle operation
    • The operator is assigned to use a different kind of truck

    DEFINITION OF A POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK

    Any mobile power-propelled truck used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials. Powered industrial trucks can be ridden, or controlled by a walking operator. Earth moving and over the road haulage trucks are not included in the definition. Equipment that was designed to move earth but has been modified to accept forks are also not included.

    WHO MUST BE TRAINED?

    All persons who will operate a powered industrial truck must be trained and pass an operator evaluation before being allowed to use a vehicle in the workplace.

    OSHA states that an employer does not need to retrain an employee in the operation of a powered industrial truck if the employer certifies that the operator has been evaluated and has proven to be competent to operate the truck safely. However, the employer is fully responsible for documentation certifying that the required training and evaluation has taken place for all truck operators.

    The operator would need additional training in those elements where his or her performance indicates the need for further training and for new types of equipment and areas of operation.

    TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES

    OSHA has issued several letters of interpretations on the subject of training of temporary employees. Basically, there is a shared responsibility for assuring employees are adequately trained. The responsibility for providing training should be spelled out in the contractual agreement between the two parties. The temporary agency or the contracting employer may conduct the training and evaluation of operators from a temporary agency as required by the standard; however, the host employer (or other employer who enters into a contract with the temporary agency) must provide site-specific information and training on the use of the particular types of trucks and workplace-related topics that are present in the workplace.

    DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

    The OSHA standard requires that the employer certify that each operator has received the training and has been evaluated. The written certification record must include the name of the operator, the date of the training, the date of the evaluation, and the identity of the person(s) performing the training or evaluation.

    Employers who evaluate the operator' s performance more frequently than every three years may retain the most recent certification record; otherwise, certification records must be maintained for three years.

    ADDITIONAL OSHA INFORMATION

    For more information, contact your local or Regional OSHA office (listed in the telephone directory under United States Government - Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

    OSHA also has a Home Page on the Internet.
    The address is:

    http://www.osha.gov

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