Prisoners complete forklift training

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- 23 Mar 2023 ( #1120 ) - Richmond County, GA, United States
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Inmates have completed a forklift program
Inmates have completed a forklift program

Twelve Richmond County Correctional Institution inmates in Georgia have completed Augusta Technical College’s forklift operator program.

Augusta Tech taught the two-day course at the institution, where inmates had received their certificates, according to WRDW-TV News 12.

The inmates were provided formal classroom instruction with evaluation and hands-on training following Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

The city of Augusta, together with Augusta Technical College, aims to provide inmates with employment opportunities when they leave the correctional institution.

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