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pre use inspection, medium and high level order pickers E1 and E2
Explanation of the Criteria
The candidate will be observed carrying out the pre-use checks. At periodic planned stages, the instructor/examiner will interrupt the proceedings and question the candidate’s understanding of the item under inspection. The instructor will have explanatory notes which will assist the examiner when questioning the candidate during the assessment process. The full ABA document, including these notes, may be downloaded here in PDF form.
The following list of items must be fully and comprehensively understood by the candidate. Failure to do so will result in an automatic referral.
- Fork Arms/Attachment
- Carriage Plate
- Mast Roller/Slides
- Lift Chains
- Chain Pulleys
- Safety Gates
- Rated Capacity Plate
- Hydraulics Controls
- Presence Pedal/Switch
- Drive & Braking
The Pre-Use inspection information provided, has been determined as the minimum number of items to be checked on an order picker before operation and is not definitive.
All pre-use checks and attachment inspections must be carried out in accordance with the specific instructions published in the manufacturers operating handbook.
It is recognised that harness/restraint systems will in some cases be in use. The inspection and use of these, do not fall part of the ABA testing criteria, however it is strongly advised, that if these items are being used, then relevant checks prior to the course commencing are undertaken.
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Disclaimer. The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.