Powered Industrial Truck Safety

This online Powered Industrial Truck Safety course will help you identify powered industrial trucks and provides information on requirements and strategies for safe inspection and use.


When working with commercial vehicles and equipment, there will always be risks. Vehicles are dangerous, and transportation incidents on the job take the lives of workers every day. For safety professionals, work involving industrial trucks and similar vehicles presents issues of serious liability. These concerns must be mitigated through workforce training and testing for competency.

Powered industrial trucks are associated with special risks because of the unique utility of these vehicles. Frequently, they are used for tasks in work environments that are already considered high-risk, so they add to the list of cautions on work sites for many different professions.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define powered industrial trucks (PITs)
  • Identify common industry types and their purpose in the workplace
  • Recognize workplace, vehicle based, and operator influenced conditions that may contribute to PIT-related incidents
  • Identify the pre-operational, operational, and load handling requirements for PITs and corresponding safe operating practices
  • Explain how proper maintenance, refuelling, and recharging of PITs contribute to the safety of all employees
  • Describe the components of a comprehensive safety training program


  • PIT types and their purposes
  • Hazards associated with operating PITs
  • Operating PITs
  • Maintenance, refuelling, and recharging
  • Improving safety through improved training


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 25 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 2 million active users and over 1,100 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.