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OSHA Forklift Operation and Train-the Trainer Class Set for Oct. 24

October 2009

Sauk Valley Community College will offer “Forklift Operation and Train-the-Trainer” class from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday October 24, in Room 2L1A.

This program covers the requirements of the new OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard. OSHA defines a powered industrial truck as a “mobile, power propelled truck used to carry, push lift, stack, or tier material.” Manual operated pallet movers, earth moving and agricultural equipment is not covered by this regulation.

Cost for the class is $50. To register, stop by Sauk’s Office of Admissions and Records, Room 1J1, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, or between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays. For more information, call 815/288-5511, ext. 212.