The OSHA examination is a part of what Nevada requires, but it goes just a step further for some states.
Nevada is one of those states.
In the state of Nevada you will be required to have a safety portion of training, as well as theory.
The content for training operators shall cover truck related topics, operating limitations and workplace related topics such as surface conditions where the vehicle will operate along with type and composition of loads to be carried.
You’ll be required to take the theoretical portion of the training and if you pass that examination with a 75% you will be eligible to drive for the examiner in order to get your license.
Licensing in Nevada
Once you have passed your theory exam, you’ll then be able to take the driving exam.
If you pass the driving portion of the exam with the forklift, you will then be eligible to be certified and licensed to drive a forklift in your state.
The forklift training exam and your state driving license makes you eligible to get your license immediately.
You need to be at least 18 years of age.
Forklift Relicensing in the state of Arizona
Nevada is aligned to the OSHA guidelines 1910.178(l)(4) which is detailed on the Forklift Refresher Training page.
Nevada is rank in the top 1/3 in terms of annual wage earning potential. A forklift driver in Nevada can expect to earn about $16.38 per hour or $34,070 pa.
The next highest and lowest states are Connecticut at 12th and New York at 14th.
If you were employed as a forklift driver in Hawaii you would be earning $19.14 per hour.
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If you still have queries or would like more information about occupational safety and health, workers’ compensation, payment of salary & wages, and child labor in the state of Nevada you can contact the Department of Business and Industry.
Visit the Office:
Department of Business and Industry
555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 4100
Las Vegas, NV 89101-1050
Main Switchboard: (702) 486-2650
Main Fax: (702) 486-2660
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