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Skills of a Stand Up Forklift Operator
A powered industrial truck or a forklift is a piece of heavy machinery found in warehouses and in factories. They are used to move and transport bulk things which are too heavy to carry or lift by hand. There is some specific training complete in order to be able to use a forklift safely. Nearly all employers prefer a high school degree. As the forklift is a heavy piece of machinery it can be dangerous if not handled properly, therefore, the skills of the driver are very important.

Good Judgment
To be able to estimate the weight of a load, the forklift driver has to have good judgement, able to judge both the height and weight of the load. Knowing the particulars would help to guarantee that the load and forklift will fit it designed area. It is important to have good judgement in order to move the forklift around obstacles and negotiate tight turns in order to be able to competently drive the equipment in reverse.

Reflexes and Concentration
Driver skills which come in handy are quick reflexes and good hand-eye coordination. Like for instance, if a stack of objects in a load or a pallet is off balance and about to fall, the operator needs to be able to quickly respond and try to fix the issue. To be able to prevent accidents, a high level of concentration is necessary when utilizing and working in the vicinity of these machinery.

Depending upon the job, among the top skills of a forklift operator is to be able to adapt to their specific work environment. Depending on every task, this can change on a continuous basis. Some forklift tasks require drivers to be exposed to dangerous equipment, harmful materials, fumes, odors or loud noises. Warehouses and work atmosphere could be very busy places. The lift truck operator should be able to keep an eye toward safety and a cool head overall. In addition, many forklift jobs require being outdoors to transport things or unload goods; therefore, the operator should be prepared at the possibility of working in bad weather conditions.

Machinery Maintenance
Operators must be able to follow directions and understand how heavy equipment works. Operators should learn how to double check an Occupational Safety and Health Administration safety checklist and can make certain that the horn, the lights, the steering, the brakes and the forks, along with other components are working at an optimal level.

Forklift truck operators have to also understand how to properly maintain the vehicles and need to know when something is not working correctly. An important part of lift truck truck training is also being able to explain machinery issues to mechanics.

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