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Pallet Jack Safety Course

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This course covers the hazards and how to prevent injuries and safely operate both electrical and hand pallet jacks. The training focuses on of the general safe practices but detailed training requires reviewing the pallet jack manufacturers owner manual and following the safety precautions. The safe practices to follow when using pallet jacks include how to safely handle loads, either pushing or pulling, and using pallet jacks on inclines, or along pathways, or on loading docks.  Training further describes the pallet jack controls, proper body positioning, maneuvering the jack, how to safely use the forks, PPE requirements, and conducting safety inspections of the equipment.

UC Davis Pallet Jack Safety Training (PowerPoint)