FREEU SM Spring & Fall 2016-2017
Course Prefix, Number, Title: PIT 112
Powered Industrial Trucks (forklifts)
self paced section
(no instructor, no registration fee)
equivalent Equivalent Contact and Credit Hours: 3 Contact Hours / 1 Credit Hours
Course Description: This course introduces the concepts and rules related to PITs (powered industrial trucks) more commonly known as forklifts. Emphasis is placed on OSHA requirements, required safety components, operation of equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand, verify, and verbally communicate OSHA PIT requirements.
Class Location: online
Class Meeting Times and Days: Meets weekly
Name of Instructor: n/a
Office Hours and Days:
Required Materials: Scientific Calculator
Student Outcomes: Upon completion of this course the student will
have a general
overview of the course material covered and will be able to demonstrate the following
1) Read and interpret both general PIT OSHA rules and regs. for general industrial and construction settings.
2) Troubleshoot a forklift from a daily checklist or check sheet.
3) Apply standard industry practice to forklift driving, lifting, and moving.
Methodology: Lecture, lab, demonstration, and hands on activities.
Evaluation of Performance: Written tests - 50%
Labs - 30%
Demonstration of competencies (Final Exam) - 20%
94 - 100 A
86 - 93 B
78 - 85 C
70 - 77 D
Quality of Instruction Statement: The freeu faculty members are
providing quality instruction. If there is a concern about the instruction provided,
consult with either the faculty member or freeu directly.
Attendance Policy: Regular attendance in class is essential to
maximum benefit from the educational experience. A student is to attend
and be on time for all classes and lab/shop/clinic sessions. In all cases of absences, the student is responsible for making up all missed class work and for coming prepared to the class following the absence.
SPECIAL NOTES: none
"stand-alone", interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational
safety and health topics. They utilize graphical menus as well as expert system
modules. As indicated in the disclaimer, eTools do not create
new OSHA requirements.
Condensed OSHA requirements
Test on OSHA requirements
Selected answers from the test on OSHA requirements
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