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:    2018

 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.



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.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.1 Apply theories and concepts studied in the classroom to field, clinical, shop, research, or laboratory settings.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.

5. Global & Local Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding the complexity and interdependence of, and stewardship responsibilities to, local and global communities and environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
5.1 Understand the impact of their own and other’s actions on local/global communities and environments and how those communities/environments affect them in turn.

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.