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Caterpillar Rough Terrain Forklifts

Caterpillar Rough Terrain Forklifts

Rough Terrain Forklift Safety
Intended for construction locations, where materials must be transported on surfaces that are not paved are rough terrain forklifts. The proper and safe use of rough terrain forklifts is vital in order to guarantee the wellbeing of both the driver and other workers at the work site.

Terrain
These trucks are built for rough terrain, but care should still be taken to be able to avoid tip overs. The forklift is top heavy and when lifting, must just be operated on level ground.

Speed
Drivers of forklifts must always drive at a safe speed even if there are no Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules governing the speed restrictions of forklifts. Driving on terrain that is rough or uneven requires even more caution. Steering, particularly, can be really risky at faster speeds.

Incline
When you are operating on a slope, you must keep the load on the machine's uphill side. The rule of thumb is drive up, and back down. Never try to raise a load while operating on an inclined surface. The change in the center of gravity can cause the machinery to tip over.

Safety Devices
Drivers of forklifts must always wear seat belts like any driver. Check that the overhead guard is firmly in place. Depending upon the working surroundings, hearing and eye protection might need to be worn. Check that a working fire extinguisher is mounted on the forklift.

Weather
The operating conditions of a forklift could be affected by climate. Load handling, speed and turning might need to be adjusted to guarantee safety when operating a forklift in rain, snow or ice.

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