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Pallet and pallet stacker open questions number 6 to 10

6. Give 4 examples which could cause a lift truck to tip forwards (longitudinal instability).

A. Exceeding the rated capacity of the lift truck
B. Extended load centre
C. Load not fully heeled up
D. Heavy braking
E. Rough/jerky hydraulic usage
F. Too much forward tilt at height
G. Live load
H. Hard acceleration in reverse with a load
I. Forks under an adjacent load/structure
J. Incorrect direction on a slope when laden
K. Traveling with the reach carriage extended

7. In relation to a truck’s capacity, which 3 items of information must be printed on a truck’s rating plate?

A. Lifting capacity
B. Load centre
C. Stacking height

8. Name 4 checks you must make to a load before picking it up.

A. Its weight
B. Its load centre
C. The location where you are to collect or deposit the load
D. Its condition and security
E. What the load consists of
F. Is the load ‘live’
G. What material the pallet is made from
H. Pallet design
I. Compatibility with the machine

9. List 8 components that could be checked on a lift truck pre-use inspection.

A. Forks
B. Carriage plate
C. Backrest extension
D. Mast
E. Mast Rollers and slides
F. Hydraulic system and controls
G. Lift chains and pulleys
H. Oil leaks
I. Engine transmission and hydraulic oil levels
J. Coolant level
K. Adequate fuel
L. Wheels and tyres
M. General condition and security of the truck
N. Operator’s Seat
O. Operating Position
P. Rated Capacity Plate
Q. Lights
R. Driving and Braking
S. Steering
T. Audible warning

10. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, etc. gives 4 responsibilities/duties of
operators and employees. What are they?

A. Duty of safety to themselves
B. Duty of safety to others
C. Co operation with management on aspects of safety
D. Not to interfere, misuse, abuse, be reckless or modify anything provided for
Health and Safety or Welfare

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