The forklifts are checked regularly to make sure they are safe to use and identify damage in order to prevent an accident. To comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard, the operators must inspect their powered industrial trucks at least once a day. If the warehouse operates 24x7, the truck should be inspected between the shifts as well.
Download our Forklift Inspection checklist down below to ensure your trucks run to their maximum. Testing your forklifts prior to every use reduces the risk of equipment being operated in a hazardous condition.
A Forklift Inspection checklist, also known as a forklift inspection form is a list of required items you need to check, which is used as a reminder to ensure all parts of the forklift are in good working order. A forklift is a small-sized industrial truck used to lift and move heavy loads over short distances. This kind of pre-operation inspection is common in many industries. Hundreds of forklift accidents occur annually, and dozens of them are fatal. Even if nobody gets injured, when the forklift gives out, it causes a great deal of wasted effort, time and money. That is why daily forklift inspections are required in the US industries.
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