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PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: Ldriving with loads elevated Nstanding underneath elevated loads.

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1 PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: Ldriving with loads elevated Nstanding underneath elevated loads Lparking your vehicle with the forks elevated Lpicking up loads in excess of the vehicles capacity Loperating a vehicle without proper training Lgiving rides to unauthorized persons Msmoking while battery is being charged Loperating the vehicle in a manner other then intended by the manufacturer

2 EYour truck can be overloaded in different ways LBy exceeding its maximum load carry capacity LBy picking up loads outside of the specified load center Don’t overload your truck !

3 Always take care to look in the direction of travel ! IIt’s important that you get to your destination rapidly - but safely.

4 Slow down for curves !  Your vehicle is NOT a race car.

5 Apply brakes gently and carefully !  You may otherwise travel where no man has gone before.

6 When traveling on an incline - back down with the load trailing JReverse travel is also recommended where forward vision is impaired by bulky loads.

7 Only travel on surfaces with sufficient load carrying capacity ! & Know the weight of your vehicle and load.

8 Observe all posted instructions and signals ! 6When approaching an intersection - proceed with caution.

9 Attention ! NNEVER place your head, arms or legs outside of the vehicle confines.

10 Observe all overhead obstructions !  Convince yourself that doorways and obstructions are sufficiently high. BAlways travel with forks lowered.

11 Don’t let the fork tips strike any objects ! NDamage to equipment and product may have a dangerous result.

12 Never travel with forks elevated ! ITravel in designated areas only avoid pedestrian traffic. CTravel permitted while storing or retrieving loads only at reduced speeds

13 Visually inspect working area ! LCare should be taken when operating hydraulic features LCAUTION - while lowering forks »There might be someone underneath them.

14 Don’t pass underneath elevated forks !  Raised forks represent danger to all.

15 A common cause of INJURY ! NNever place arms, legs or head between the mast upright channels.

16 Remember, your truck is no taxi !  It is NOT permitted to transport people

17 Be ALERT !  Operation of heavy equipment is serious business  Dreaming and lack of attention involve danger.  Never use an open flame or smoke while charging a battery.

18 Fundamental Rules of Safety n Orlando, Fl n Phone(407) n FAX(407) Exit


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