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NEW LIVE Interactive Online OSHA Forklift Training

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We now offer Live Instructor led Session Forklift Operator Training

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Keep your forklifts operating at their safest and most productive by calling PMT Forklifts forklift service and forklift parts professionals. We're here to keep you operating at peak performance!

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This is why forklift operator training should NOT be just about OSHA compliance.

 

 

NOW OFFERING LIVE Instructor Led OSHA Forklift Operator Safety Training For Powered Industrial Trucks.
NOW OFFERING LIVE Instructor Led OSHA Forklift Operator Safety Training For Powered Industrial Trucks.

We realize in these times of social distancing, 6 students in a room just may not be possible.  Maybe your operators are now on staggered schedules and cannot be together at the same time, or they are working from home. 

We have the perfect solution.    

PMT Forklift is proud to be ahead of the game when it comes to OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training.   We now offer Instructor Led Interactive Session Online Forklift Operator Certification Training.  This is TRUE training.   Not just a slide show and some questions.

We bring our highly regarded training program right to your laptop, PC, tablet, or smartphone via our interactive LIVE classes.

This is a FULL class that covers all OSHA requirements such as Classroom instruction as well as Practical Examination.

Our LIVE Instructor led class includes:  Materials and Handouts Emailed or Mailed ahead to your company or students, live class and review, shared screen video demonstration and professional training, practical examination, & Certificate of completion as well as wallet card.  

That's right, with OUR online session, YOUR training can be specific to YOUR application!

Call us today for more information.

Forklift Safety Training Certification by PMT Forklift

PMT Forklift Corp. is the leading provider in OSHA Required Forklift Operator Safety Training certification For New York City & LongIsland. 

We want to help you prevent a forklift accident or forklift fatality in your warehouse or yard whether you are in Queens, College Point, Flushing, Brooklyn, Long Island City, Red Hook, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, or anywhere in the New york City NYC Metro and LI area.

We can train you on any type of Forklift, LPG Propane, Gasoline, Electric, Sit-down, Standup, Pallet jack, Electric rider, Order Picker, Reach truck, lull, rough terrain, cushion, pneumatic...  or any brand of forklift like Mitsubishi, Linde, Clark, TCM, Hyster, Yale, Toyota, Komatsu, Crown, Raymond, Big Joe, Blue Giant, Daewoo, TCM, Nissan, Cat / Caterpillar or any other brand.

We do classes at your place or in house at our facilities.  We even give you a free basic safety inspection on your equipment as part of the class.

NO Class is to big or too small.  Individual classes and training available. 

Forklift Operator Training is not only the smart thing to do, it's the law by OSHA Federal Regulation.  There is no such thing as a Forklift License, but OSHA Certification IS required for anyone operating a lift truck for a company. 

PMT Forklift is a reliable source for your forklift operator training on Long Island and in New York.  OSHA requires that your operators be certified by someone with "knowledge, training, and experience to train operators and evaluate their competence."  

That is why you need PMT to handle this for you.  When you allow us to perform your training you are relying on forklift professionals with adequate experience in teaching the fundamentals of forklift safety. Don't be fooled by other programs out there that promise you a quick Certifyme solution.  Would you trust a doctor who only took medical courses online?

We offer classes both at your location, and at our location.  Classes are required even if you are or only have one operator or even if you are the owner with no other operators.  Also operators should be at least 18 years of age.

Classes & Materials also available in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, & Polish.

What does our class cover?

  • Forklift Accident Prevention
  • Forklift Operator Safety
  • OSHA Forklift Regulations
  • What is a Professional?
  • Lift Truck Fundamentals
  • Principles of Balance, Stability and Capacity
  • Pre-Operational Inspections
  • Safety Guidelines for Operating Lift Trucks
  • Safe Load-Handling Techniques
  • Fueling: IC Trucks and Batteries
  • Proper Accident and Safety Hazards Documentation
  • Fall Protection (Order pickers, Forklift Basket Cages, Aerial Lifts, Scissor Lifts)

Who should attend our forklift operator training course?

  • Forklift Operators
  • Warehouse Supervisors
  • Plant Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • Anyone who may operate a lift truck

Why you should be certified or have your operators certified

  • It is the LAW
  • Reduce your insurance premiums
  • Save on lift truck maintenance costs from damage & abuse
  • Insure yours or your employees safety
  • Course qualifies as required Comp Safety meeting
  • Cut down on product damage & warehouse accidents

If you have not been certified in 3 years or more or ever, or you have been in a forklift related accident or infraction, you need to take a re-certification course.  We offer re-certification courses for operators who have previously been certified, as well as full course for un-certified operators.

When everyone is one board you can operate a safe and productive facility.  It is not good enough for operators alone to understand these principles of safe forklift operation. It is important that those in charge also understand them in order to make sound judgement about when training is needed. Read about forklift refresher training on OSHA's eTool, HERE.

If you would like informational materials from OSHA directly related to operator training, please click HERE.
To visit OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck eTool, please click HERE.

Forklifts weigh thousands of pounds and an accident usually results in loss, either product or human.  Sometimes the results can be catastrophic and PMT Forklift takes forklift operator training seriously.  Please contact us for more information on our classes or schedule.

Training vs Teaching - Our Feature Article Forklift Training vs Teaching: Knowing the Differences explains how we learn, and the vast differences between forklift operator teaching and true training. It also illuminates some of the things you can do to ensure a true training program that will provide you with a safe operating environment for your materials handling operation.

Forklift Driving Lessons & Instruction - PMT Forklift provides training for those that have never driving a forklift and are in need of basic operational instruction. This one-hour class can be added to your normal safety training class. These forklift driving lessons cover the basics of safe and proper forklift operation.

We also offer assistance with New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Certificate of Fitness Compliance Test for LPG Propane storage and handling.

At PMT we take Forklift Operator Training and Aerial Equipment (Scissor lift, boom lift) VERY seriously.  Accidents happen daily and they are happening to YOUR Employees, Co-Workers, Family, Friends, & Neighbors.  Here are 2 recent articles about tragedies that have happened in our area.

Fall protection and accident prevention are one of the most important things you need to understand when operating a forklift.  Please call us for training.

September 2, 2016

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/09/02/hauppauge-forklift-fall/

June 16, 2016

 http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/rocky-point-industrial-accident-kills-forklift-operator-cops-say-1.11897616

**NOTE**  If you are using order pickers, scissor lifts, forklift man baskets, boom lifts, cherry pickers, forklift cages, PLEASE remember that you should be wearing proper fall protection consisting of Body harness and Lanyard.  We sell body harnesses and lanyards.

**NOTE ON WEARING EARPHONES AND EARBUDS WHILE OPERATING INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT: As per OSHA Code CFR29 interpretation and 2011 DOL ruling, Audible hearing devices such as Airpods and Earbuds that are not being used for work purpose communication should not be worn in examples such as but not limited to: wearing such prevents or interfere's with an operator or worker's ability to hear warning sounds such as fire alarms, back up alarm and other warning devices; or wearing such a device impedes the employees ability to prevent "struck-by hazards" such as falling boxes, other machinery or pedestrians.  Ultimately it is up to your company to institute a policy for this.

If you have had forklift operator safety training through PMT and you are unsure all your operators are meeting OSHA requirements, please download this notice for an important message and offer

OSHA Law requires that ALL of your Lift Truck operators be certified to operate your equipment.  Penalties of $10,000 per occurrence, or $5,000 per operator are not unheard of. It is OSHA Regulation that your operators be recertified every 3 years, after a forklift related accident, or if an individual has continuously been observed to be operating a lift truck incorrectly or in an unsafe manner.

A new report generated by OSHA highlights the real costs associated with on the job injuries, who pays them and how this impacts the employee and taxpayers
We take forklift operator training seriously. This short video highlights the importance of forklift operator training. In New York and on Long Island, we want to be your one source for forklift operator and pedestrian training.

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PMT Forklift Corp.
275 Great East Neck Rd.
West Babylon, NY 11704
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