Preferred Work Methods

  • Looks in direction of travel

  • Steps to side of equipment

  • Reduces speed around turn

  • Sounds horn

  • Travels base first

  • Pick up debris and take the appropriate action to clean all spills prior to passing



  • Scans case first

  • Verify on slot scans

  • Match on Multi

  • Labels on case

  • Uses case hook

  • Work pace


  • Zones correctly

  • Match with MFGID

  • Match with item code #

  • Correct Quantity


  • Bends knees, not back

  • Keeps weight close to body

  • No twisting

  • Maintains safe distance from forklift

Machine Handling

  • Shoulder width from location

  • Zone positioned next to location

  • Safe coasting

Planning Ahead

  • Knows Quantity

  • Knows zone

  • Next Location

  • Determine case placement prior to lifting

Pallet Building Efficiency

  • middle/left-middle/right

  • No unnecessary walking

  • re-handle case only when necessary

Pallet Building

  • No overhang

  • Solid/big surfaces-base

  • Cases sloped in

  • Interlock cases

  • Use whole pallet

  • Ensure stability

Additional Notes/Comments


  • Employee

  • Supervisor

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