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Internal Combustion Forklift: Pre-Operation Inspection

This checklist provides a list of items operators must inspect and items they should also be aware of during a pre-start check each day. Operators should record that they’ve completed the check and any issues found.
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07/21/2022

Internal Combustion Forklift: Pre-Operation Inspection

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This checklist provides a list of items operators must inspect and items they should also be aware of during a pre-start check each day. Operators should record that they’ve completed the check and any issues found.
  • Forklift Make:

  • Model:

  • Serial #:

  • Checks: Engine Off

  • Initials / Date:

  • Checks: Engine On – Unusual Noises Must Be Investigated Immediately

  • Deficiency Explanations

  • Indicate below which line item from the inspection checklist you are referencing. Provide a brief description of the problem. Remove the forklift from service as necessary, tag with an appropriate notice, and date when the service removal was initiated.

  • Important Note: Not all deficiencies will require the forklift’s removal from service. For example, if a tire is low you should place an ‘X’ in row 2. Then, explain below that you refilled the tire. Often, there is a real benefit in maintaining a record of these minor repairs. Such as in this case, a trend could reveal the tire suffers from a slow leak.

  • Item #:

  • Explanation:

  • Date tagged "out of service":

  • Date repaired "back in service":

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