Here are several forklift training manual resources you can use for free to either adapt or develop your own.
Forklift Operator Training Handbook
This free PDF is a forklift training manual that covers forklift basics for new operators. Chapters include: “What is a Forklift?:, “Differences Between Forklifts and Autos” as well as “Stability and Operation”. It also offers a handy forklift quiz at the end of the book that you can use or adapt. It is free to download.
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Forklift Training manual from San Jose State University
This forklift training publication was published by San Jose State University is design for its own forklift operators, however there is plenty of excellent material in that can be used to put together your own training manual. Includes topics cover such as Moving Loads, Driving A Forklift, Setting Down A Load, Common Forklift Pitfalls and Forklift Hazards among other topics.
Guide to Forklift Operator Training
This Guide to Forklift Operator Training compiles the steps necessary for safe forklift operation. To those learning how to operate this vehicle, it offers tips for protecting themselves and others who may work near the truck. It was developed by the North Carolina Department of Labor.