Ohio, Indiana and Michigan (March 30, 2018): Professional Consulting Technologies, LLC (D.B.A. PROCON), announced today it been awarded a General Service Administration (GSA) IT 70 Training Contract to by the Department of Veteran Affairs, Networking Contracting Office 10, Contract# 47QTCA18D0083. PROCON will provide necessary Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant Forklift Operator Training, Certification, and Train-the-Trainer re-certification training to the VA Material Handlers at multiple VA Medical Centers.

PROCONs leadership are excited about this opportunity given it was awarded its GSA contract less than 3 weeks ago. Our ability to deliver unique training at the federal level demonstrate our ability to provide professional services and training at the highest-levels in the federal, state, and local space.

It is an accepted premise that the operation of a Fork Truck is a potentially dangerous process unless accomplished by a trained and proficient operator.  Statistics of accidents and fatalities associated with operation of these vehicles in workplace environments dictated the development of the OSHA standard.  Our training promotes safe operation of the vehicle(s), enhances the performance potential of the operator(s), and minimizes both maintenance costs and potential liability and covers key points, including:

  • Overview of Forklift Safety
  • Vehicle Inspection prior to operation
  • Set up and equipment prior to lifting and movement
  • Traveling with and without a load
  • Pallets and stacking
  • Loading and unloading
  • Travel in uncommon circumstances
  • Reporting maintenance problems
  • Backing
  • Seat Belt Usage
  • Successful completion of written test
  • Successful demonstration of proficiency with the vehicle under simulated driving conditions

Approved for immediate release.

PROCON Media Team