MIOSHA Part 21 - Powered Industrial Trucks

Event Registration

Event Information

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)
Southwestern Michigan College
Niles campus
Room 134

Regular Participant: $120*
Scholarship Recipient: $60*
*Cost includes lunch.
Deadline to Register:
Wednesday September 19, 2018, 5 p.m.

Seminar Presenters:
Chris Johnson and Jenelle Thelen

Contact Information

Andrea Swartz

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Southwestern Michigan College offers a MIOSHA Part 21 - Powered Industrial Trucks seminar.

Who Should Attend
This seminar is a must for anyone concerned about health and safety on the job including:

  • Managers concerned about workers’ compensation costs.
  • Employees who want to learn proper techniques for protecting their safety and health at work.
  • Business owners who want to learn about compliance with Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA).

What You'll Learn
This course covers the training and operating requirements for powered industrial trucks in general industry workplaces. Safety topics include: training program implementation; operator selection, training, testing, and permitting; inspection procedures; safe work practices; retention of training and maintenance records; and identification of types of powered industrial trucks. Occupational health topics include information on carbon monoxide, ventilation controls, personal protective equipment and emergency eye flush and shower facilities. Resources and sample documents will be provided to assist attendees with implementing a powered industrial truck program in their workplace. This training session will also provide an overview of common exercises used for field evaluations.


  • Define Employer Responsibilities
  • Identify Occupational Health Hazards
  • Discuss Employee Responsibilities

MIOSHA Training Institute Scholarship Program
MIOSHA Training Institute Scholarships cover 50% of the regular course fee. Interested individuals should complete the MIOSHA Training Institute (MTI) Scholarship Application online. You must also select a course that is more than 3 weeks away from the start date of a selected course, but not more than 3 months away from the start date. After notification of scholarship approval from the MIOSHA Consultation Education and Training (CET) Division, applicants must register for this course within five business days. Applicants must receive approval of their scholarship before registering for this course. If applicant fails to register within five days the approval for the scholarship will be rescinded and applicant will need to reapply.

Course Cancellation Due to Low Enrollment: SMC reserves the right to cancel this course because of low enrollment. A 100% refund will be made to enrollees of all the fees attributable to the cancelled class.
Deadline to Drop: Any cancellations by enrollees made prior to Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5 p.m. will result in a full refund of monies paid. No refund will be given for cancellations received after the deadline to drop stated above.