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20. You have a lift truck fitted with a side shift. State 4 hazards this can present.

A. Reduced capacity
B. Reduced visibility
C. The need to re-centre aft er use to maintain stability, maneuverability and accuracy
D. Care must be taken to operate it in the correct direction to avoid contact with other loads or infrastructure

21. Name 4 precautions you should take as you approach and negotiate blind corners.

A.   Decrease speed
B.   Sound the horn
C.   Drive wide to increase visibility
D.   Operate with caution and be prepared to stop

22. Name 2 reasons why the parking brake and neutral must be applied when using any hydraulic controls.

A.   To ensure the lift truck is stable during the operation of the controls
B.   The operator can, concentrate on the stacking/de-stacking operation
C.   Engine speed to operate the hydraulics can be utilised

23.   State 4 safety factors to consider when charging a lift truck battery.

A.   The correct charger has been chosen
B.   The charger is switched off prior to connection to the lift truck battery
C.   The battery is ventilated sufficiently
D.   The electrical cables are not at risk of entrapment
E.   The connector is connected to the battery  not the lift truck

24.   When refueling an LPG powered lift truck state 4 safety precautions that  must be taken.

A. The lift truck must be parked up, correctly secured, switched off and isolated
B. Correct PPE must be worn, e.g. eye protection and rubberized type gloves
C. No smoking or naked flames
D. No mobile phone usage
E. An earth strap must be clamped onto the lift truck
F. The manufacturer’s specific refueling procedures must be followed
G. All equipment must be stowed correctly aft er use

25.   When refueling a diesel powered lift truck state 4 safety precautions that  must be taken.

A. The lift truck must be parked up, correctly secured, switched off and isolated in a suitable location
B. Correct PPE must be worn, e.g. eye protection and suitable fuel resistant gloves
C. No smoking or naked flames
D. No mobile phone usage
E. Spill kits should be available
F. The manufacturer’s specific refueling procedures must be followed
G. All equipment must be stowed correctly aft er use
H. The filler cap should be refitted

26.   State the recommended operational procedure for stacking a laden pallet in an industrial racking system with a reach truck.

A.   Approach the racking location and stop with the load 100mm-150mm from the racking system
B.   Reduce the tilt ensuring that the pallet is stable
C.   Raise the pallet to the required location height
D.   Drive in with the truck and stop with the reach legs within 50mm of the racking system
E.   Extend the reach mechanism so  the pallet is equally spaced on the beams
F.    Ensure that the pallet is level
G.   Lower the pallet onto the beam
H.   Retract the reach
I.    Reverse in a straight line away from the racking system so the fork tips are clear
J.   Lower the forks into the travel position

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