What is a forklift operator?

A forklift operator is someone qualified to drive a forklift, sometimes referred to as a fork truck, with the most common environment using forklifts, being warehouses and yards. The type of forklift you will use will depend upon the type of work, space, load, and environment you are operating in, and each forklift has unique advantages for all of these factors.

Forklift operators play a huge role in ensuring that business operations are completed effectively and efficiently.