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Pre-Operational Inspection Checklist for PITs (Powered Industrial Trucks): Internal Combustion Forklifts

This complete pre-operation checklist will help you verify that the equipment you will operate is in safe working order; it will also help reduce the risk of injury to you due to defective equipment.
MaintainX
07/21/2022

Pre-Operational Inspection Checklist for PITs (Powered Industrial Trucks): Internal Combustion Forklifts

This complete pre-operation checklist will help you verify that the equipment you will operate is in safe working order; it will also help reduce the risk of injury to you due to defective equipment.

    Inspection

  • Check the fluid levels (depending on the type of forklift).

  • „ Inspect the tires:

  • „ Inspect the wheels:

  • „ Inspect the condition of the forks:

  • „ Inspect the safety plates, labels, and warning decals:

  • Inspect the overhead guard (if applicable):

  • Inspect the operator restraint system:

  • Conduct the operational inspection with the PIT turned on and running:

  • Test the following parts and equipment for defects or deficiencies:

  • Check the following parts and equipment for defects or deficiencies:

  • Internal Combustion Forklifts (gas or diesel):

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