Presentation on theme: "PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: PMH - Forklift Safety Avoid the following: Ldriving with loads elevated Nstanding underneath elevated loads."— Presentation transcript:
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
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 !
Always take care to look in the direction of travel ! IIt’s important that you get to your destination rapidly - but safely.
Slow down for curves ! Your vehicle is NOT a race car.
Apply brakes gently and carefully ! You may otherwise travel where no man has gone before.
When traveling on an incline - back down with the load trailing JReverse travel is also recommended where forward vision is impaired by bulky loads.
Only travel on surfaces with sufficient load carrying capacity ! & Know the weight of your vehicle and load.
Observe all posted instructions and signals ! 6When approaching an intersection - proceed with caution.
Attention ! NNEVER place your head, arms or legs outside of the vehicle confines.
Observe all overhead obstructions ! Convince yourself that doorways and obstructions are sufficiently high. BAlways travel with forks lowered.
Don’t let the fork tips strike any objects ! NDamage to equipment and product may have a dangerous result.
Never travel with forks elevated ! ITravel in designated areas only avoid pedestrian traffic. CTravel permitted while storing or retrieving loads only at reduced speeds
Visually inspect working area ! LCare should be taken when operating hydraulic features LCAUTION - while lowering forks »There might be someone underneath them.
Don’t pass underneath elevated forks ! Raised forks represent danger to all.
A common cause of INJURY ! NNever place arms, legs or head between the mast upright channels.
Remember, your truck is no taxi ! It is NOT permitted to transport people
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.
Fundamental Rules of Safety n Orlando, Fl. 32817 n Phone(407) 677 - 0040 n FAX(407) 678 - 0273 Exit