Eastern Lift Truck Co. Training & Certification Programs


The key to protecting your employees from injury in the workplace is to prioritize and emphasize safe working habits through appropriate safety training.  Eastern Lift Truck Co. offers one of the most comprehensive OSHA-compliant training and certification programs in the US. Our trainers average 25 years of industry experience and are passionate about safety. We lead material handling training sessions throughout Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Washington DC West Virginia and beyond.

Training Classes We Offer

Operator Certification Training

Forklifts (Classes I-VI)

Rough Terrain / Telehandlers (Class VII)

Mobile Elevating (Aerial) Work Platforms (Scissors, Booms, and Man-lifts)

Earth Moving and Mining Equipment (Skid-steers, Backhoes)

Yard Jockeys

UTVs & Golf Cars

Bucket Trucks


Railcar Movers

Reach Stackers / Container Handlers

Floor Sweepers / Scrubbers

Safety Training

CPR / First Aid / AED / Blood Pathogens

OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry & Construction

General Lockout / Tagout

Mock OSHA Audits

Crystalline Silica

Respiratory Fit Testing

General Confined Space

Fall Protection and Pedestrian Safety

General Fire Extinguisher


Battery and Charger

2024 "In-House" Training Classes Offered at Eastern Lift Truck Co.

Throughout 2024, we are offering "in-house" training at two of our locations.

Our York, PA facility will continue to host morning training sessions on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Visit us at: 10 Grumbacher Rd., York, PA 17406 and follow the signs to the training classroom.

We are also offering morning training sessions in Vineland, NJ, on the 2nd Monday of each month at 2732 West Blvd. S., Vineland, NJ 08360.

For pricing, confirmation, and scheduling, please contact our Training Department here or call (888) 779-5438.

This training includes classroom, practical, and hands-on evaluation that is required by OSHA 1910.178. It will provide you with practice on various types of forklifts, and you will receive a certificate of completion and a wallet card, after training is successfully completed.

Save the date notice for 2024 National Forklift Safety Day event.

Register for our 2024 National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD) Event!

Once again, Eastern Lift Truck Co. is teaming up with the good folks from Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) to hold a forklift safety event on their Schnecksville, PA campus, on National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD), Tuesday June 11th, 2024 from 8 a.m. to noon.

This free and informative event will feature a variety of breakout sessions with different speakers, demonstrations, and vendors showcasing all things related to forklift, robotics, and pedestrian safety. There will be food and giveaways too! Again, the event is free, but registration by June 1, 2024, is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing on June 11th. Click the link below for topics, schedule, and registration.

About our Training

Our Trainers are available to travel to your facility and safety training programs may be customized according to the needs of your organization.

We offer bi-lingual training resources to support Spanish-speaking operators as well.

Our OSHA-compliant classroom training includes video and power point presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on practice, all required by OSHA 1910.178. After successful completion of the training, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and a “wallet card.”

Train the Trainer Course

In addition to these training programs, we offer Train the Trainer courses.  This course is important for anyone who is responsible for training operators of power industrial trucks or lift trucks (Classes 1-VII). It details how to design a lift truck training program and present this program to your operators.