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Forklift Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist

This pre-trip inspection guide and checklist will only take a few minutes before each shift which will more than pay for itself over time with reduced maintenance costs, accidents, and product/facility damage.
MaintainX
07/16/2022

Forklift Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist

This pre-trip inspection guide and checklist will only take a few minutes before each shift which will more than pay for itself over time with reduced maintenance costs, accidents, and product/facility damage.

    Prior to operating this piece of equipment, a Pre-operational check must be conducted and documented.

  • Equipment Number:

  • Division:

  • Date:

  • Employee:

  • Fuel Tank Straps Secure and properly positioned. Warning: WEAR GLOVES when handling propane

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fuel Tank Delivery Lines are secure and not dry rotted. No signs of damage.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Open hood and check oil level, battery cables/terminals make sure there are no fluid leaks (perform a visual inspection all around the engine compartment looking for worn hoses, etc.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Data plate and load limitations are visible and legible.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Outrigger(s) if equipped

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Boom extension if equipped

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tires (Check to make sure all lug nuts are in place none missing)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Chains (Mast) make sure they are securely anchored, lubricated, and not damaged)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mast (check factory welds, make sure there are no cracks, and look for any other signs of damage)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hydraulic Lift and Tilt Cylinders (should show no signs of hydraulic fluid leakage)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fork Lift Blades and Fork locking pins (are in place and not damaged)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Overhead Guard (all welds are intact and not damage)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All lights (rear, front, safety, etc.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Grab handles, steps, and mirrors

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Seat Belt, Steering Wheel, Gauges and all controls are working properly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Brakes (check the parking brake and check brakes upon start to ensure they are working properly)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Alarms (back up, HORN, etc.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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