We Offer Training For All Lift Truck Makes & Models

Top Shelf continually strives to educate our customers about lift truck operation, safety and industrial regulations for both ANSI and OSHA. With proper forklift training, you can reduce your downtime due to improper operation and provide effective, timely maintenance and repair of your lift truck fleet. We provide a range of forklift training classes at progressive levels to meet your needs!

Please use the “Training Request Form” to the right to contact us for dates, rates, info or any questions you may have.

Forklift Operator Training

This course is designed to fulfill OSHA’s requirement that “only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate powered industrial trucks.” This training course averages six hours and will utilize video segments, lecture, group discussion, facility walkthrough and demonstrations.

  • Accident Prevention
  • Lift Truck Driving Skills
  • Fueling, Charging, & Inspecting Forklift
  • Load Handling
  • Pedestrian & Dock Hazards
Forklift Training
OSHA Forklift Training

Forklift Safety Training

A combination of classroom and hands on training done at your facility, on your existing owned or leased equipment. Operators and supervisors will learn the proper and OSHA expected methods of operation. We also now offer Speedshield, the ultimate monitioring system for safe lift truck operator practices!

Train The Trainer Program

This course is designed to enable you, or your designates, to be able to certify your own operators if you choose. This is a one-day class ( 8-9) hours, not including lunch, at your location or at our South Bend, Indiana Training Center. The course training includes a training kit for future use by the trainee.

Forklift Safety Training
Forklift Safety Training

Technical Training

From Basic through Advanced Courses in things such as routine preventive maintenance through troubleshooting fuel and electrical systems and much more. Tell us what you need and we will help you get it done efficiently and as economically as possible.

We offer Technical Training for all persons who are expected to repair your equipment regardless of an individual’s personal skill level. We routinely train the novice, as well as those who have been practicing the craft for a number of years. As equipment and systems and procedures change from year to year so must the technician. We can (and do) teach the old dog new tricks!