Forklift Daily Checklist

(See ES&H Manual Chapter 6145 Appendix T3 Inspection and Maintenance Requirements – Forklifts and Attachments)

 

 

DIESEL/PROPANE Forklift Daily Check List

 

 

ELECTRIC

Forklift Daily Check List

 

Date

Date

1.       Operator’s Manual Is Available In Seat Pocket

 

1.       Operator’s Manual Is Available In Seat Pocket

 

Current: (These Are Done Monthly By A Mechanic)

Current: (These Are Done Monthly By A Mechanic)

2.       Transmission Fluid

 

2.       Battery Levels 

 

3.       Engine Oil Level 

 

3.       Hydraulic Fluid 

 

4.       Hydraulic Fluid 

 

4.       Brake Fluid 

 

5.       Battery Level  

 

Visual Checks:

6.       Brake Fluid 

 

5.       Fire Extinguisher – Charged, Secure

 

Visual Checks:

6.       Tire – No Flats, Cuts, or Other Damage

 

7.       Fire Extinguisher – Charged, Secure

 

7.       Leaks - Hydraulic, Engine, Battery Fluid

 

8.       Tire – No Flats, Cuts, or Other Damage

 

8.       Load Back Rest - Not Bent or Loose

 

9.       Leaks - Hydraulic, Engine, Battery Fluid

 

9.       Exterior - Overall Condition - Good

 

10.    Load Back Rest - Not Bent or Loose

 

Operational Checks:

11.    Exterior - Overall Condition - Good

 

10.    Horn - Functional

 

Operational Checks:

11.    Lights (Including Warning Lights) - Operational

 

12.    Horn - Functional

 

12.    Seat Belt - Buckle and Retractor - Functioning Securely

 

13.    Lights Including Warning Lights - Operational

 

13.    Controls – Tilt, Hoist, Shift -  Smooth, No Hesitation

 

14.    Seat Belt, Buckle And Retractor - Functioning Securely

 

14.    Fuel Level Adequate for the Task

 

15.    Controls – Tilt, Hoist, Shift -  Smooth, No Hesitation

 

Drive Controls:

16.    Fuel Level – Adequate for the Task

 

15.    Steering, – Functioning Smoothly

 

Drive Controls:

16.    Gearing - Forward and Reverse

 

17.    Steering, – Functioning Smoothly

 

17.    Brakes - Functioning Smoothly

 

18.    Gearing - Forward and Reverse

 

18.    Back Up Alarm - Operational

 

19.    Brakes - Functioning Smoothly

 

19.    Parking Brake - Functioning Smoothly

 

20.    Back Up Alarm - Operational

 

20.    Emergency Shut Off – When Seat is Unoccupied

 

21.    Parking Brake - Functioning Smoothly

 

 

 

22.    Emergency Shut Off – When Seat is Unoccupied

 

 

 

If any item does NOT pass with an OK do not use the forklift

Report deficiency to Facilities Management -  Call ext. 7400

If any item does NOT pass with an OK do not use the forklift

Report deficiency to Facilities Management -  Call ext. 7400

 

Form Revision Summary

Revision 1.1 - 03/27/13 – Reorganized checklist for efficiency.

Revision 1.0 04/12/10 - Updated to reflect current laboratory operations.

Revision 0 - 10/05/09 – Initial Version

 

ISSUING AUTHORITY

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APPROVAL DATE

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REQUIRED DATE

REV.

 

 

ESH&Q Division

Dave Kausch

04/12/10

04/12/16

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