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Give four reasons why loads should be carried up to the heel of the forks

Forklift undercutting load

Give four reasons why it is important to carry loads up to the heel of the forks is question number two on the instructor's main set of questions. Please note you may or may not get this question on a forklift operator's training course. The answers expected are:

A.   To keep the load centre as far back as possible
B.   To maintain truck stability
C.   Maintain load stability against the fork arms and carriage/load guard
D.   Keep the truck and its load as short as possible for confined spaces

Your wording does not have to be exactly as the answers shown above but should be capable of interpretation so as to mean the same as the answers above.

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Open question number 3

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