What is a Forklift Safety Card?
According to a Government decree, the forklift driver must have written permission from the employer to use it. Before granting permission, the employer must ensure that the driver has sufficient skills to operate the forklift safely. A Forklift Safety Card is a good and easy way to ensure that the forklift driver has an understanding of safe driving.
Who needs a Forklift Safety Card?
The Forklift Safety Card is a good theory training for all who use a forklift at work. The training is suitable for both beginners and more experienced forklift drivers as a review of safety practices. Some companies definitely require a Forklift Safety Card.
What does the Forklift Safety Card include?
In the training, we deal with the working environment of the forklift and its most important safety and hazard factors, working with loads, forklift maintenance, the risk of tipping over, various types of forklifts and personnel lifts. Towards the end of the training, insurance practices and industrial truck registration will also be reviewed. The training ends with a final exam consisting of 36 questions.
The dangers of forklift work are reviewed by getting acquainted with the accidents that have occurred and what has been learned from them.
The different forklift types have been comprehensively presented in e-learning.
E-learning is illustrated with real-life examples and visualised to keep the course interesting and easy to understand.
After each section of the course, there is an intermediate test to ensure learning. If you do not pass the intermediate test, the course will direct you to go through the section again.
After the training, you will be able to act as a safe and responsible forklift driver.
The duration of the e-learning is 5 hours. You can complete the training either all at once or in parts.
Responsibilities and obligations of forklift traffic
Safe working with a forklift
Risk of tipping over
Maintenance of the forklift
Equipment and protective structures
Different forklift types
Insurance practices and registration
Man lifts with a forklift
The objectives of the Forklift Safety Card
The aim of the training is for the forklift driver to understand his own responsibilities, attitudes and the impact of his actions on accidents and safety, identify hazards in his work environment, know and act in accordance with safe working practices and understand the importance of safety observations as a safety culture.
The Forklift Safety Card serves as proof to the employer that you have undergone proper theoretical training to drive the forklift and that you can be issued a written driving license to drive the forklift.
After the approved final exam, you will immediately receive a downloadable course certificate. You will be issued a Forklift Safety Card, which is valid for five years. Certificate and card are included in the course price. We will mail the card to the address you provided within 2-3 weeks. You can prove your qualifications immediately with a mobile card.
Forklift Safety Card final test
There is a final exam at the end of the elearning. The exam consists of 36 questions and 27 correct answers are required for an approved performance. There is no time limit for completing the exam, so you can think about the answers in peace. Before starting the exam, you may want to review the training material. If you do not pass the final exam, you will be able to retake the exam twice free of charge. After the approved performance, you will immediately receive a downloadable pdf course certificate. The completed course is also immediately visible on the mobile card. The card will be mailed to your home in about 2-3 weeks.
Why should I choose Kiwa Inspecta's e-learning?
Kiwa Inspecta is Finland's largest organiser of safety training. We train more than 30,000 people every year and are one of the longest-running providers of the HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) short courses in the industry. We also offer our most popular e-learnings in English.
Our e-learnings are based on the expertise of the best professionals in the industry as well as up-to-date legislation and regulations. We want to keep things easily approachable, which is why our training is visual and illustrated with easy-to-understand practical examples.
We ensure learning through intermediate assignments and a final test so you can be sure of what your staff has learned.
Benefits of e-learning
E-learning brings efficiency to training, as it can be done online anywhere, anytime, according to your own schedule. E-learning is also easy to attend in the workplace during quiet moments between other tasks. There will be a lot of time savings when you do not have to travel to the training place separately. Online training can also be completed almost half the time you spend sitting in class. The content of our online training is based on the expertise of professionals in the field as well as safety legislation and guidelines. To keep things easy to adopt and practical, our training includes real-life examples and is very visual. In Kiwa Inspecta's e-learning, high quality is a standard, and you always know what your staff has learned. We ensure learning through intermediate assignments and a final test.
Cost savings - the company saves on the time spent by supervisors, travel expenses, daily allowances, lunch expenses and the organisation of a training event.
Efficiency - training can be completed while other tasks or during quiet working days without the need to travel to the training site.
Easy - you can start online training right away.
Assured quality - the quality level of standardised online training does not vary. In online training, you know exactly what your staff has learned.
Assured Competence - Each person’s competency is tested through intermediate assignments and a final test and recorded in the competence register, so they are sure to be proficient in training matters.
Flexibility - e-learning can be paused and resumed from where you left off. The training can be completed in several sections, keeping the concentration high.
Prove your qualifications as soon as you complete the course with the MyCertificate app
You can prove your qualifications with our MyCertificate app. The performances will appear there immediately, so you can prove your eligibility before the physical card arrives. On the app, you can see all your qualification performance, regardless of the course format. You can manage your competency information and permit companies to view your qualifications.
We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for our e-learnings
We believe in our e-learnings so strongly that we offer them a full 100% satisfaction guarantee.