Pre-Operational Requirements

  • Performs pre-use inspection in accordance with company guidelines?

  • Correctly completes required inspection documentation?

  • Reports deficiencies in accordance with company guidelines?

  • Wears required personal protective equipment (PPE)?

Post Start Up

  • Listens for unusual noises and sounds?

  • Ensures that all safety devices are functioning as required?

  • Ensures all dashboard components are functioning properly?

  • Tests functionality of parking brake?

  • Checks all hydraulic operations including lift, lower, tilt, and side movements?

  • Inspects and tests all foot pedals including the brake, clutch, inching and gas pedals?

  • Uses 3-points of contact when accessing operator's cab?


  • Slows down and sounds the audible warning devices for pedestrians when required?

  • Establishes eye contact with pedestrians?

  • Does not allow pedestrians to come near while operating the equipment?

  • Is aware of rear end swing and ensures that no pedestrians are in the pathway prior to initiating turns?

  • Never allows pedestrian to cross beneath loads, forks, etc?

  • Does not allow passengers to ride on equipment?


  • Does the operator look to the rear before reversing?

  • Does the operator perform all actions smoothly and consistently?

  • How did the operator do removing a bundle/object and re-stacking it?

  • Evaluator's comments

  • Trainee/Employee Signature

  • Signature of Practical Evaluator

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