Make sure that you know the capacity of the machine both with and without the stabilising jacks, (if fitted). This information can be found on the capacity plate on the truck, usually inside the cab.
Do not lift loads greater than the capacity of the machine.
Bear in mind that the weight of a pack of wood can double when it's wet.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