Forklift Safety Specialist (FSS)
$195.00 $155.00 (Premium Membership)
Forklift Safety Specialist (FSS)


  • access_time 13:00 hours / 1.30 CEUs


This is an independent study course that gives you a comprehensive understanding of workplace safety and teaches you how to manage safety in your workplace. This course discusses common types and classes of forklifts, operator safety rules, training requirements, and forklift selection for hazardous locations. Included in this course is a comprehensive look into OSHA regulations and the latest advancement in ANSI B56.1-2018 consensus standards. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Identify types and class of common forklifts
  • Understand and implement forklift principles
  • Comprehend forklift training requirements
  • Assess basic operator safety rules
  • Compare Hazardous Locations and how they affect forklift selection
  • Maximize employee safety during maintenance


The Forklift Safety Specialist (FSS) Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(1.30) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have two opportunities to pass each exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $95.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.