Presentation on theme: "PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following:"— Presentation transcript:
1 PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: driving with loads elevatedstanding underneath elevated loadsparking your vehicle with the forks elevatedpicking up loads in excess of the vehicles capacityoperating a vehicle without proper traininggiving rides to unauthorized personssmoking while battery is being chargedoperating the vehicle in a manner other then intended by the manufacturer
2 Don’t overload your truck ! Your truck can be overloaded in different waysBy exceeding its maximum load carry capacityBy picking up loads outside of the specified load center
3 Always take care to look in the direction of travel ! It’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 Reverse 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 ! When approaching an intersection - proceed with caution.
9 Attention !NEVER 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.Always travel with forks lowered.
11 Don’t let the fork tips strike any objects ! Damage to equipment and product may have a dangerous result.
12 Never travel with forks elevated ! Travel in designated areas only avoid pedestrian traffic.Travel permitted while storing or retrieving loads only at reduced speeds
13 Visually inspect working area ! Care should be taken when operating hydraulic featuresCAUTION - while lowering forksThere might be someone underneath them.
14 Don’t pass underneath elevated forks ! Raised forks represent danger to all.
15 A common cause of INJURY ! Never 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 Orlando, FlPhone (407)FAX (407)Exit