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1PMH - 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
2Don’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
3Always take care to look in the direction of travel ! It’s important that you get to your destination rapidly - but safely.
4Slow down for curves !Your vehicle is NOT a race car.
5Apply brakes gently and carefully ! You may otherwise travel where no man has gone before.
6When traveling on an incline - back down with the load trailing Reverse travel is also recommended where forward vision is impaired by bulky loads.
7Only travel on surfaces with sufficient load carrying capacity ! Know the weight of your vehicle and load.
8Observe all posted instructions and signals ! When approaching an intersection - proceed with caution.
9Attention !NEVER place your head, arms or legs outside of the vehicle confines.
10Observe all overhead obstructions ! Convince yourself that doorways and obstructions are sufficiently high.Always travel with forks lowered.
11Don’t let the fork tips strike any objects ! Damage to equipment and product may have a dangerous result.
12Never travel with forks elevated ! Travel in designated areas only avoid pedestrian traffic.Travel permitted while storing or retrieving loads only at reduced speeds
13Visually inspect working area ! Care should be taken when operating hydraulic featuresCAUTION - while lowering forksThere might be someone underneath them.
14Don’t pass underneath elevated forks ! Raised forks represent danger to all.
15A common cause of INJURY ! Never place arms, legs or head between the mast upright channels.
16Remember, your truck is no taxi ! It is NOT permitted to transport people
17Be 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.
18Fundamental Rules of Safety Orlando, FlPhone (407)FAX (407)Exit