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Get a complete set of 130 Powerpoint slides for use by instructors training forklift operators. The slides include the following Pre Shift checks

Check wheels, wheel nuts and tyres

forklift wheels and tryes

Check the wheels and tyres. In the case of solid, (cushion), tyres check for items stuck into them such as screws, nails etc. Remove any such item and report any excessive damage such as cuts and blocks of rubber missing.

DO NOT attempt to service or inflate pneumatic tyres on forklifts. Many have split rims and can cause serious injury or even death if mis-handled. Report problems so that they can receive expert attention.

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