Topics Covered in this PDF Checklist:
- Checking the equipment for damage including the seat belt, headrest, mast, carriage, forks
- Checking the power sources including battery connections, and fuel tank leaks
- Performing operational checks including the lights, horn, steering, and oil level
Other Forklift Safety Checklists
Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center's (SHWEC) has produced information about forklifts operational and environmental impacts. This document covers height and weight requirements, types of forklifts, total costs of ownership, safety & training, and other things to consider when buying forklift.Forklift Training Facts
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has compiled a lists of answers to the most-often asked questions about forklift training. This document also listed the general forklift and the workplace-specific topics that must be covered when evaluating a forklift operator.