Monday, May 24, 2010

Forklift guide

A forklift is a powered industrial truck used to lift and transport loads of materials by means of steel forks inserted under the load. A forklift is used mostly for industrial and warehouse applications. The main parts of a forklift are mast, carriage, forks, drive tires, steer tires, and overhead guard. Forklift may be battery powered or driven by an internal combustion engine, which can be fueled by diesel oil, bottled gas, or gasoline.

Any accident involving the forklift is likely to be very serious. To mitigate these accidents the prospective operator should be familiarized with the various component parts of forklift trucks. Forklift operators also should know the maximum lifting capacity of the forklift. For complete forklift safety and inspection procedures you can find it at forklift guide books.

For the manager who really must have a new forklift truck, they should know various brands of forklifts. Internet can be prefect place to get complete information about forklift including safety information.

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