There are many hidden dangers after long-term use of forklifts, which requires us to discover and solve problems in time to ensure the safety of ourselves and others.
Benefits of Preventing Forklift Safety Hazards
Preventing accidents: Through regular inspections and thorough investigation of potential safety hazards during the use of forklifts, the incidence of forklift accidents can be greatly reduced and the safety of employees and equipment can be ensured.
Maintain equipment: Check the forklift regularly to detect and repair potential problems in time, extending the service life of the forklift.
Improve efficiency: By checking the safety hazards of forklifts, you can ensure that forklifts are more stable and reliable during transportation and handling, and improve work efficiency.
Improve corporate image: For forklift users, owning safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly forklifts can not only improve the company's production efficiency, but also enhance the company's image and credibility.
Therefore, a thorough investigation of potential safety hazards in the use of forklifts plays a very important role in ensuring personnel safety, maintaining equipment, improving work efficiency, and enhancing corporate image.
Check the appearance and structure of the forklift
- Check whether the overall structure of the forklift is stable and whether there are cracks, deformations or breaks.
- Check whether the wheels are tight and whether the tire wear and tire pressure are normal.
- Check whether the load capacity of the forklift meets the regulations and avoid overloading.
- Check whether the forklift forks, shelves, guardrails and other parts are firm and reliable, and whether they are loose or falling off.
- Check whether the appearance of the forklift is clean and tidy, and whether there is oil, debris or dust, etc., and keep the vehicle clean.
Check the operator station and controls
- Check whether the operating platform is stable and whether various switches, handles, pedals, etc. are working properly.
- Check whether various instruments (such as water temperature gauge, fuel gauge, speedometer, etc.) are accurate and reliable.
- Check whether the braking system is working properly and whether the braking performance is good.
- Check whether the steering system is flexible and reliable, and whether the free travel of the steering wheel meets the regulations.
- Check whether lights, wipers, reversing mirrors and other equipment are working properly.
Check hydraulic system and lifting components
- Check whether the hydraulic oil is clean, whether the amount of oil is sufficient, and whether there is any leakage.
- Check whether there are abnormal sounds or vibrations in hydraulic pumps, hydraulic cylinders and other components.
- Check whether the fork is lifted and lowered smoothly, and whether there is any jamming or abnormal noise.
- Check the hydraulic pipeline for oil leakage or damage.
- Check whether the plunger of the lifting cylinder is worn or damaged.