Forklift Safety Specialist (FSS)

This is an independent study course that gives you a comprehensive understanding of workplace safety and teaches you how to manage safety in your workplace.
$195.00 $155.00

(Premium Membership)

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  • 13:00 hours / 1.3 CEUs

Forklifts are one of the most common and essential pieces of industrial equipment, especially in warehouse and manufacturing settings. These vehicles are used to transfer materials, products and equipment throughout facilities with ease. Like any other machinery, though, forklifts must be operated safely to prevent injury to personnel and damage to inventory or property.

Enroll in The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) Forklift Safety Specialist course to learn more about forklift operating safety and standards from OSHA and ANSI.

FSS Course Overview

Our forklift safety training program gives students a comprehensive understanding of workplace precautions and operations with this machinery to maximize employee safety. This course covers forklift safety from start to finish, including information about the mechanisms of the equipment and proper training to avoid accidents in your facilities.

Upon completion of our forklift driver safety training course, students should:

  • Be able to identify different types and classes of forklifts.
  • Understand forklift components like safety features and basic controls.
  • Know and be able to apply forklift training requirements, including OSHA and ANSI standards.
  • Identify hazardous locations and understand how they affect forklift operation.

This course will also take an in-depth look at the latest regulations for forklift safety enforced by OSHA and ANSI, including advancements in ANSI B56.1-2018 consensus standards.

Depending on your existing knowledge of workplace safety, the FSS course will take approximately 13 hours to complete.

  • Continuing Education Units

    (1.30) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

  • Online Exams

    The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have two opportunities to pass each exam.

  • Recertification

    A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $95.

  • Non-discrimination Policy

    NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

  • Proprietary Interest Disclosure

    The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Get a Forklift Safety Specialist Certificate Today

NASP is proud to offer a wide range of engaging, accessible safety courses designed to help students promote safe workplaces across industries. Our online forklift safety training is easily accessible, allowing students to complete the coursework whenever they have the time.

Starting our FSS program is easy. After you purchase the course through our Gnosis learning software, you can begin working on the lessons right away. This course is $195 for general NASP members and $155 for premium membership holders. Students have six months to complete the program following purchase to receive their FSS certificate.

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