Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Types & Fundamentals Part 1

We will review the classes of commonly-used powered industrial trucks. We will also summarize the major types of power sources used in powered industrial trucks and review safe practices for refueling and battery charging/changing operations. Finally, we will review the major parts of a powered industrial truck, including some of the potential hazards and possible solutions associated with each part. 

The following are classes of commonly-used powered industrial trucks. This classification does not include all powered industrial trucks covered by the OSHA standard [29 CFR 1910.178(a), 29 CFR 1910.178(b) and 29 CFR 1910.178(c)].

Class I powered industrial trucks.
 
Lift Code 1: Counterbalanced Rider Type, Stand Up.
Lift Code 1: Counterbalanced Rider Type, Stand Up.
Lift Code 4: Three Wheel Electric Trucks, Sit Down.
Lift Code 4: Three Wheel Electric Trucks, Sit Down.
 
Lift Code 5: Counterbalanced Rider, Cushion Tires, Sit Down.
Lift Code 5: Counterbalanced Rider, Cushion Tires, Sit Down.
Lift Code 6: Counterbalanced Rider, Pneumatic or Either Type Tire, Sit Down.
Lift Code 6: Counterbalanced Rider, Pneumatic or Either Type Tire, Sit Down.

 

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