Visual Check

  • General condition of forklift

  • Housekeeping of the area - is the floor clear of obstacles?

  • Check overhead guard / Possible overhead obstructions

  • Fire extinguisher is present and charged

  • Fluid levels: oil, fuel, and radiator

  • Battery: charge, check cables, connections not loose

  • Wheels and tires: wear, damage and air pressure

  • Forks / Backrest / Mast / Chains / Rollers: no damage, good working condition

  • Chain anchor pins

  • Fluid leaks, no damp spots or drips on ground

  • Hoses: secure, leaks, worn

  • Air filter intake: cleanliness

  • Signage and stickers legible / Capacity plate

  • Propane tank (if applicable) - secured, connections tight, hose in good condition

Operational Check

  • Engine: not rough, no noise or leaks

  • Gauges / Horn: loud and working

  • Lights: head lights and warning lights

  • Seatbelt: good working order, damage

  • Steering: loose, tight

  • Tilt /Sideshift: loose, sticks, leaks

  • Brakes: foot, parking

  • Details on areas for attention

  • Managers Remarks

  • Manager Signature

  • Supervisor Signature

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