Powered Industrial Truck Operations

Truck Operations

  • Employees are required to keep arms and legs from being placed between the uprights of the mast or outside the running lines of the truck and must also wear seatbelts (as applies)
  • Keep stored materials at least 18 inches below sprinklers and away from lights and pipes
  • On an unattended truck, the load shall be fully lowered, controls neutralized, power shut off and the brake set
  • Fork trucks shall not be used for opening or closing freight doors
  • The flooring of trucks, trailers and railroad cars must be checked for holes or weaknesses before entering