Safe Operation of Order Pickers Training Online

Safe Operation of Order Pickers Training Online

Order pickers greatly improve the efficiency and flow of material handling operations. For this reason, they are commonly used in various industries requiring warehouse operations.

Course Duration
30 minutes



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Safe Operation of Order Pickers specifically discusses the safe use and operation of order pickers, a type of forklift, in general warehouse operations. This course also covers the potential hazards to workers and those within the surrounding area of operation.

Who Needs Safe Operation of Order Pickers Learning?

Safe Operation of Order Pickers is for prospective operators of order pickers. The safety and regulatory information provided in this course will also be useful to area managers, supervisors and employees who work in an environment where order pickers are used.

Course Outline

Introduction to order pickers

  • Define order picking operation
  • Stages of order picking
  • Ergonomic advantages
  • Types of order pickers
  • Data plates

Operating Principles

  • Basic elements
  • Stability principles
  • Control parts
  • Tires
  • Attachments
  • Navigation systems

Potential Hazards

  • Potential hazards
  • Driving safely
  • Lifting safely
  • Picking stock safely
  • Operating with attachments safely

Safety Equipment

  • PPE
  • Truck safety equipment
  • Warning devices
  • Overhead guards
  • Parking brakes

Maintenance and Inspection Measures

  • Pre-operation inspection
  • Recharging batteries
  • Operator performance evaluation