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Document ID (ISN)26325
CIS number 77-1
ISSN - Serial title 0376-1185 - TÜ
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pütz M., Strübing H.
Title Safety inspection of fork lift trucks
Original title Sicherheitstechnische Überprüfung von Gabelstaplern [in German]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1976, Vol.17, No.2, p.44-49. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract Results of inspections of 500 fork lift trucks at 177 plants are discussed. 337 vehicles presented faults, a finding that did not depend on regular maintenance. Some 20% of the drivers had no special training, and half of them had no driver's licence. The mast-frame dimensions made visibility poor in most cases. Better training and information of drivers and maintenance personnel, and constructional improvement of visibility as an accident prevention measure are called for.
Descriptors (primary) inspection; fork-lift trucks
Descriptors (secondary) visibility; information of personnel; safety training in industry
Document type -
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection