Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   OSHA 10 Training and Forklift Certification

 Title Abbreviation:   OSHA 10/FORKLIFT

 Department:    MT

 Course #:    119

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.75

 CIP:    470616

 EPC:    736

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training program for maritime industry training workers regarding their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards. Included is the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries forklift certification program. Forklift training is required for all operators of a forklift which is commonly used in the marine industry.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 11

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of workplace safety.
  2. Understand the roles and responsibilities of workers and supervisors at worksites.
  3. Be knowledgeable about OSHA (Department of Occupational Safety and Health).
  4. Understand what is required to pass the State of Washington OSHA 10 exam.
  5. Understand what is required to pass the State of Washington Forklift Certification exam.
  6. Understand common terminology related lift trucks in the marine industry.
  7. Understand resources available to maritime workers.
  8. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Exhibit safe & proficient working practices.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to OSHA.
  2. Workplace safely and safety procedures in an industrial setting.
  3. Vocabulary in the marine workplace.
  4. OSHA 10 exam.
  5. Forklifts used the marine industry.
  6. How to operate a lift truck and forklift-related fatalities and injuries.
  7. Different forklift class designations.
  8. Forklift safety exam.
  9. Operating a forklift and satisfying the driving portion of exam.