Call Toll Free - 888-670-1195
2016 Butti 219X20U Image
Stock Number: 600098
Make: Butti
Model: 219X20U
Year: 2016
2016 Butti 219X20U Details
2013 WackerNeuson HI400HD Image
Stock Number: 232197
Make: WackerNeuson
Model: HI400HD
Year: 2013
2013 WackerNeuson HI400HD Details
2008 Terex CTT 331-16 TS23 Image
Stock Number: 230393
Make: Terex
Model: CTT 331-16 TS23
Year: 2008
2008 Terex CTT 331-16 TS23 Details
2016 Hyundai 180D-9 Image
Stock Number: EQU011290
Make: Hyundai
Model: 180D-9
Year: 2016
2016 Hyundai 180D-9 Details
2012 Miller Big Blue 400D Image
Stock Number: 231276
Make: Miller
Model: Big Blue 400D
Year: 2012
2012 Miller Big Blue 400D Details
2013 Hyundai 250D-7E Image
Stock Number: 207176
Make: Hyundai
Model: 250D-7E
Year: 2013
2013 Hyundai 250D-7E Details
 
Daewoo IC Forklifts

Daewoo IC Forklifts

Inspect a Forklift
OSHA and HRSDC report that more than 10,000 workplace injuries related to fork lifts occur every year. Operator error is the cause of many of these accidents. Lack of appropriate equipment check and maintenance results in numerous others. Forklift operation and maintenance is not only the cause of personal injuries, but also of damage to property. Forklifts can damage sprinklers, building structures and overhead pipes, and other equipment when improperly operated. The following daily inspections must be carried out in order to reduce the chance of forklift mishaps.

Before checking different fluid levels turn off the engine. Inspect these fluids: fuel, engine oil, hydraulic oil, brake fluid and coolant. The tires also have to be checked for indications of wear and tear. Check the tire air pressure. Check the forks' condition. The load backrest have to be firmly attached. Do a visual inspection of the top-clip retaining heel and pin. Then perform an inspection of the hydraulic hoses, mast chains, stops and cables. Make sure that both the finger and overhead guards are firmly attached.

LP forklifts have propane tanks that have to be inspected for indications of corrosion, damage or rust. Test the battery's charge and electrolyte levels. All belts should be checked for wear. Check to make certain the owner's manual is stored on-board the forklift inside a storage compartment. Test the seat belt to make sure the latches are secure. Check the hood latch to ensure it is working as it should.

To make certain there are no unusual engine sounds, start the engine up and listen for any irregularities. If there are, investigate at once. Check the accelerator and the steering controls. The parking break and the service break should be functioning correctly.

The tilt control and drive control should be inspected to ensure proper functioning in both reverse and forward. Check the functioning of the lowering control and hoist, and the attachment control. Test the horn and lights. Afterward check the wipers, heater and defroster to make sure they are functioning smoothly. Check each and every gauge to ascertain that it is reading within functional limits.

  • Cat Big Forklifts
    For years, Cat has been a leader in equipment, machines, and tools. When your business has material handling needs, Cat is a world renowned, dependable company recognized for high quality customer service and product support.... More
  • Genie Straight Manlifts
    The company launched the innovative, portable pneumatic material lift, the Genie Hoist, at the beginning of Genie Industries' history in the year 1966. To give its customers the best, Genie continued to develop fast and... More
  • Yale IC Forklifts
    Internal Combustion Lift Trucks The IC forklift belongs within the class V and IV forklift classification. They can be diesel, liquid propane or gas models. Primarily, the ICE or internal combustion engine models are used... More
  • Mitsubishi Gas Forklifts
    Based on the forklift regulations, an employer is not required to replicate previous training of a new operator. To be able to deal with particular workplace hazards and particular workplace equipment, training has to be... More
  • Nissan Diesel Forklift
    The number of choices which need to be made when choosing a new or used forklift can really be overwhelming, whether you are thinking of expanding your business fleet of lift trucks or if you... More