Title Page

  • Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Before Operations

  • Pre-use inspection completed?

  • PPE worn properly?

  • Equipment have been reported?

  • Is ID plate visible?

  • Does operator know the load capacity?

Getting on and off the forklift

  • Operator uses 3 point contact when getting on and off the forklift?

  • Forks are lowered and placed on the floor when leaving the forklift?

  • Parking brake is always set before leaving forklift?

  • Forklift is switched off and key is maintained in the specified place when ending operations?

Forklift Operations

  • Forklift path is checked for any personnel or obstacles before proceeding on the forklift?

  • Quick starts or quick stops are not performed?

  • Specified speed limit is followed? (6mph or less)

  • Material has been checked for any damages and unstable stacks?

  • Loads on the pallet are transported after confirming that the load is stacked safely and in stable condition?

  • Forklift is paused and position of the forks is confirmed before inserting forks?

  • Forks are positioned in the pallet properly?

  • Loads are lowered correctly?

  • Forklift is not driven with loads higher than 2 to 4 inches from the surface?

  • The forklift mast is tilted back to maintain loads during operations?

  • The operator drives in reverse when the view is obstructed?

  • Operator stops and sounds horn at intersection?

Loading and Unloading

  • Unsafe behavior such as riding on the trucks or mast is not performed?

  • Product is loaded and stacked properly during the loading / unloading process?

  • No single item is loaded that exceeds the back rest that is consider to be unsafe for travel?

  • All dock constraints are utilized during the loading / unloading process?

  • General Comments

  • Operator Signature

  • Observed By

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