Do employees need training on powered pallet trucks, walk behind or walkie riders?

Yes, they do. Powered pallet trucks are classified as a Class 3 forklift and, like all mobile equipment, operator training is required. This training should include providing operators with both theory and practical training. They might look simple to use but accidents with this equipment are very common. These range from minor injuries to feet and ankles to major accidents involving serious injuries. Most common causes? Lack of operator training and speed. Ask us for a training quote.