Powered Industrial Trucks

The purpose of the Powered Industrial Truck Program is to assist campus units in providing a safe work environment while meeting or exceeding Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Specific equipment information including safe operating procedures, training, maintenance, and inspection should be obtained from the equipment manufacturer’s representatives.

Safety and Compliance can provide the required classroom training and some hands on training. For additional information contact: 217-265-9828, or safetyandcompliance@illinois.edu.

Appendix A - Unit-Specific Procedures
Appendix B - Operator Evaluation Form
Appendix C - Pre-Use Inspection
Appendix D - Program Audit Checklist

Useful Resources:
OSHA 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks