Electric Pallet Jack


Course Description:

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced and inexperienced Electric Pallet Jack operators to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and functions involved in the operation and maintenance of the Electric Pallet Jack. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined. This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of the Pallet truck as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910-178.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a Pallet Jack truck certificate and license as proof of training.

Course Duration:

  • 1-2 hour Theory and at end of course an Operator Evaluation Test

Program Outline:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910.178
  • Pedestrian awareness
  • Basic principles: Electric Pallet Jack truck design and operation
  • Parts of a truck/pre-shift inspection
  • Operation of truck
  • Fuel sources (battery)
  • General safety rules/guidelines
  • Summary (written test)
  • Practical Operator evaluations Test– (Must Pass)


  • performing of pre-shift inspection
  • battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • safe operating techniques
  • load handling/selection
  • dock safety
  • extensive hands-on training and application


  • Must Pass Written Evaluation Test
  • Must Pass an Operator Practical Evaluation Test

School Equipment:    Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: ELECTRIC PALLET JACK TRUCK– Class III


Class Size: Classes generally range in size from 1 to 15 students

Tuition: Call for Tuition1/2 price when done with another safety training