TITLE:

ES&H Manual

 

DOCUMENT ID:

6145 Appendix T2

Procurement Requirements –

Forklifts and Attachments

 

 

1.0          Purpose

 

Procurements of forklift equipment and attachments follow the minimum procedure provided in ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T2 Procurement of Material Handling Equipment.

 

Jefferson Lab requires that forklift equipment and attachments adhere to the additional requirements outlined in this document.

 

2.0          Scope

 

This document is performed in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program and ES&H Manual Chapter 6145 Material Handling Equipment – Forklifts and Attachments.

 

3.0          Responsibilities

NOTE:           Management authority may be delegated at the discretion of the responsible manager.

 

3.1            Requisitioner

·       Implement the requirements of ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T2 Procurement of Material Handling Equipment.

 

4.0          Requirements

 

4.1            New forklifts and attachments Requisitions and Purchase Orders must specify the following:

·       “Equipment shall meet the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178, ANSI/ITSDF B56.1 – 2005 Safety Standard for Low Lift and High Lift Trucks, and NFPA 505 Fire Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Including Type Designations, Areas of Use, Conversions, Maintenance, and Operations 2006 Edition.  Proof of load-test certification must accompany the equipment.”

 

4.2            Rental or Subcontractor provided forklifts Requisitions and Purchase Orders must specify the following:

·       “Subcontractors shall ensure that their equipment meets the requirements of OSHA and ANSI safety standards prior to operation on site.”

·       “Powered industrial trucks and attachments used on DOE property or leased spaces will receive an initial inspection by the Jefferson Lab MHSR upon arrival.  The equipment must comply with the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178, ANSI/ITSDF B56.1 – 2005, and NFPA 505 Fire Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Including Type Designations, Areas of Use, Conversions, Maintenance, and Operations 2006 Edition.  Equipment that does not comply with these standards is tagged to prevent inadvertent use using the Control of NonConforming Material or Products Procedure.  The tag will remain in place until the equipment is removed from site or brought into compliance with the referenced standards to the satisfaction of the Jefferson Lab MHSR

 

4.3            Short-Term Contracts for Subcontractors operating Jefferson Lab forklifts – Requisitions and Purchase Orders must specify the following:

·       “Subcontractors operating Jefferson Lab forklifts shall provide proof to JSA/Jefferson Lab that their forklift operator meets the operator qualifications of OSHA and ANSI.  Subcontractor forklift operators must attend a Jefferson Lab forklift safety orientation (approximately three hours) prior to being authorized to operate any Jefferson Lab forklifts if the forklift operators training records are inadequate.  Subcontractors shall provide proof of adequate liability insurance.”

 

5.0          Revision Summary

 

Revision 1 – 04/24/09 – Updated to reflect current laboratory operations.

 

 

 

ISSUING AUTHORITY

TECHNICAL

POINT-OF-CONTACT

APPROVAL DATE

EXPIRATION DATE

REV.

 

 

ESH&Q Division

Dave Kausch

04/24/09

04/24/12

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