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Powered industrial trucks – daily checklist – electric

Powered industrial trucks (i.e., forklifts) are used extensively in warehouses, factories, and other places to move materials. Before operating a powered industrial truck, the worker should perform an inspection of the equipment. The following checklist can be used to evaluate the operational safety of an electric-powered industrial truck. Any “no” answers should be reported immediately to management, and the truck tagged out-of-service.

Truck #:


Truck Hours:


Checked by:


Date:


 

CHECKLIST

YES

NO N/A
Have any modifications been made without the approval of the manufacturer that could affect the safe operation of the powered industrial truck?      
Leaks – hydraulic oil, battery      
Tires – condition and pressure      
Forks – top clip retaining pin and heel check condition      
Load backrest – securely attached      

Visible damage to:

     
  • Cables and stops
     
  • Hydraulic hoses
     
  • Mast chains
     
Overhead guard – attached      
Finger guards – attached      
Safety warnings – attached (refer to parts manual for location)      

Check fluid levels:

     
  • Battery – water/electrolyte level and charge
     
  • Brake fluid
     
  • Engine fluid
     
  • Hydraulic fluid
     
  • Radiator coolant
     
  • Transmission fluid
     
Operator’s manual – available      
Nameplate – attached and information matches unit      
Seat belt – sit down forklift – functioning smoothly      
Fall protection belt – standup high lift – functioning smoothly      
Hood latch – adjusted and securely fastened      

Turn motor on for the following checks:

     

Accelerator or direction control pedal – functioning smoothly

     

Attachment control – operation

     
Drive control – forward/reverse – functioning smoothly      

Check gauges:

     
  • Ammeter
     
  • Hour Meter
     
  • Temperature
     
Hoist and lowering control – functioning smoothly      
Horns and lights – functioning      
Parking brake – functioning smoothly, holds equipment in place      
Service brake – functioning smoothly, stops equipment      
Dead man brake – functions      
Steering operation – functioning smoothly      
Tilt control – forward and back – functioning smoothly      

 

To learn more about Hanover Risk Solutions, visit hanoverrisksolutions.com.

 


171-10049 (7/17)              LC 2017-279

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Powered industrial trucks – daily checklist – electric

Powered industrial trucks (i.e., forklifts) are used extensively in warehouses, factories, and other places to move materials. Before operating a powered industrial truck, the worker should perform an inspection of the equipment. The following checklist can be used to evaluate the operational safety of an electric-powered industrial truck. Any “no” answers should be reported immediately to management, and the truck tagged out-of-service.

Truck #:


Truck Hours:


Checked by:


Date:


 

CHECKLIST

YES

NO N/A
Have any modifications been made without the approval of the manufacturer that could affect the safe operation of the powered industrial truck?      
Leaks – hydraulic oil, battery      
Tires – condition and pressure      
Forks – top clip retaining pin and heel check condition      
Load backrest – securely attached      

Visible damage to:

     
  • Cables and stops
     
  • Hydraulic hoses
     
  • Mast chains
     
Overhead guard – attached      
Finger guards – attached      
Safety warnings – attached (refer to parts manual for location)      

Check fluid levels:

     
  • Battery – water/electrolyte level and charge
     
  • Brake fluid
     
  • Engine fluid
     
  • Hydraulic fluid
     
  • Radiator coolant
     
  • Transmission fluid
     
Operator’s manual – available      
Nameplate – attached and information matches unit      
Seat belt – sit down forklift – functioning smoothly      
Fall protection belt – standup high lift – functioning smoothly      
Hood latch – adjusted and securely fastened      

Turn motor on for the following checks:

     

Accelerator or direction control pedal – functioning smoothly

     

Attachment control – operation

     
Drive control – forward/reverse – functioning smoothly      

Check gauges:

     
  • Ammeter
     
  • Hour Meter
     
  • Temperature
     
Hoist and lowering control – functioning smoothly      
Horns and lights – functioning      
Parking brake – functioning smoothly, holds equipment in place      
Service brake – functioning smoothly, stops equipment      
Dead man brake – functions      
Steering operation – functioning smoothly      
Tilt control – forward and back – functioning smoothly      

 

To learn more about Hanover Risk Solutions, visit hanoverrisksolutions.com.

 


171-10049 (7/17)              LC 2017-279