Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Program Summary

Applies to:

This program applies to all personnel who operate Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) for work-related purposes.


Virginia Tech requires that all Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) operators be trained and certified. This includes classroom discussions on the safe use of the PIT and operator evaluation. This certification is valid for three years, and each operator will be issued a wallet card available upon request whenever operating a PIT.