Tips for searching site

course links

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

Check and top up engine oil if necessary

check engine oilOn forklifts fitted with internal combustion engines it is necessary to check the engine oil regularly. This is accomplished in exactly the same manner as it is on cars and an examination of the engine compartment will usually reveal a dipstick like the one shown here.




dipstick markingsThe oil level should be checked only when the truck is on level ground. Remove the dipstick and clean it with a rag. Re-insert it and check the oil with reference to the marks on the dipstick. Arrange for the level to be topped up if necessary. Make sure that the correct oil is used.


Next Slide >>

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.

Translate this website