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forklift safety questions with answers. all languages

13.   When sounding the lift truck’s horn at a blind corner you should:

A.   Make several short sharp blasts
B.   Give one long blast to attract attention
C.   Give one short toot to save discharging the battery
D.   Give several long blasts

14.   Health and Safety legislation places responsibility for safety at work on:

A.   The employers
B.   The employees
C.   Everyone on the premises
D.   Lift truck operators only

15.   An Approved Code of Practice is:

A.   A requirement by law that everyone must comply.
B.   Advice to duty holders on how to comply with legislation.
C.   A registration scheme for the licensing of lift truck operators
D.   Written by a manufacturer on how to operate a lift truck

16.   Undercutting is used when:

A.   The operator cannot see the pallet slots so places the forks under the pallet
B.   The forks are longer than the pallet and the pallet is adjacent to a wall or another pallet or the pallet cannot be heeled up immediately
C.   The forks are shorter than the pallet and the load has to be carried carefully
D.   Loading lorries

17.    How must the forks be positioned when handling metal stillages?

A.   As wide as possible to prevent the load slipping sideways
B.   Spaced to take an equal weight on each fork as with pallets
C.   Fairly narrow to allow for easy entry/withdrawal and to keep the weight on the forks
D.   As close as possible

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