This Inspection form is to be done by the designated tech assigned to the forklift on a monthly basis.

  • Forklift Identification

Pre Start Checklist

  • Are tyres and rims in good condition? Check for any visual damage.

  • Fuel - check for leaks and security of bottle

  • Fire Extinguisher - present and ready for use

Fluid Levels

  • Engine Oil above add line

  • Hydraulic Oil above add line

  • Brake Fluid above add line

  • Engine coolant

  • Fluids - any sign of leaks under the forklift

  • Structure - check there are no cracks, dents or visible damage of any sort

  • Forks - check for any visible damage and ensure that they are evenly spread and locking mechanism is working correctly

  • Mast - check chains for any visible sign of damage, check rams aren't damaged or leaking. Check hydraulic cylinders for any leakage or visible signs of damage

  • Lights - functionality and condition of lenses

  • Engine bay - is engine bay clean and is the locking mechanism working correctly

  • Load plate - is load plate fitted and legible? Are you aware of the safe working load of the forklift?

  • Guards - check overhead and back rest guards for any visible signs of damage

  • Controls - check seat condition. Are controls clearly marked. Ensure seat and steering wheel are in good condition and properly adjusted. Seat belt works correctly

Post Start Checklist

  • Controls - are controls, pedals and indicators working?

  • Are the revers buzzer and beacon working correctly?

  • Are the lights and flashing strobe working correctly?

  • Steering - does the steering wheel turn smoothly from lock to lock?

  • Brakes - do both the park brake and foot brake work correctly?

  • Hydraulics - check that lift & tilt work properly for their full extent?

Checks complete

  • Is the forklift safe to use?

  • Signature

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