A forklift license lasts for three years. After that, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires drivers to undergo a recertification process. Forklift operators are required to have their certification card on them at all times.Continue Reading
Recertification can happen at the driver's place of employment, or the employee can take a refresher course off-site. Fines for operating a forklift without certification range from $7,000 to $70,000.
If forklift-driving employees have an accident, the employer gives them a different type of forklift, or they are found to be driving recklessly, they must to go through the certification training before the three-year period is up.Learn more about DMV & Records