Module 2 Module 2 Module 2 Questions 1. List 3 examples of pre-operational visual checks that you would make while inspecting the forklift.1)2)3)2. What are the 3 fluid levels that need to be checked when doing the pre-operational checks?1)2)3)3. What are 2 functions of the load backrest / load guard?1)2)4. What are 3 things that you would check when inspecting solid rubber tyres?1)2)3)5. If the forklift has 3 pedals?What is the purpose of the middle pedal?1)What is the purpose of the pedal on the left? 1)6. Why must the operator always wear the seat belt ( apart from getting fined, or getting written warnings, or losing their job )?1)2)7. Post operational checks are made after the engine is started. List 6 examples of post operational checks that need to be made.1)2)3)4)5)6)8. What should you do if you find a fault with forklift during your pre-start checks, or at any time when operating the forklift?1)2)3)9. list 3 ways you could determine the weight of a load?1)2)3)10. What are the 2 things that could happen if you carry a load on one fork arm?1)2)11. What are the 3 things the operator must do before reversing the load?1)2)3)12. Why do we have to monitor the load at all times?1)2)13. Which way should the load face when travelling on a ramp?Load facing up the hillLoad facing fown the hill14. What should you do if the load blocks your view?1)2)15. List 3 important communications you would make in an emergency, and who you should make them to.1)2)3)16. What should you do if the forklift tips over?1)2)3)4)17. What procedure would you follow if you came into contact with powerlines?1)2)3)4)5)6)7)18. List 3 places where you would NOT park the forklift.1)2)3)19. What is the parking procedure for a formal counterbalance type forklift?1)2)3)4)20. What is the parking procedure for a formal counterbalance type forklift?21. Why should you conduct post-operational checks?Module 2 Practical Activities1. Conduct an inspection of a forklift and record the results in the service logbook / daily inspection checklist : a) Pre-start visual checks b) Demonstrate the correct procedures for mounting and starting the forklift c) Third Choice: - Locate and identify all controls - Test all movements and functions to their full extent 2. Demonstrate the correct procedure for reporting faults in accordance with procedures including: Reporting the fault Recording the fault in the logbook Isolating defective equipment 3. Determine the weight of an unmarked load selected by your trainer 4. Determine if the forklift can lift the load by referring to the load chart 5. Select attachments relevant to the load to be lifted 6. Implement hazard control measures as required for the job and site 7. Demonstrate how to operate the forklift: a) Position the forklift to access the load to be shifted b) Pick up and travel with the load ensuring: - Communication is maintained at all time with relevant personnel / workers - All instructions and directions are followed - The forklift does not collide with anything during travel - The forklift is operated at a safe speed appropriate to workplace conditions - Visibility is maintained at all times during travel - Safety devices are used in accordance with site procedures - The stability of the load and forklift is maintained at all times and adjustments are made to correct any problems - Mast tilt is applied appropriately and safely - Forklift is operated in forward and reverse according to work space restricions. c) Place the load according to directions from your trainer 8. Demonstrate the correct procedure for responding to a simulated emergency situation described by your trainer 9. Park the Forklift in the designated area away from hazards 10. Demonstrate the correct shut down procedure for the forklift Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for the correct shutdown procedure. 11. Conduct post-operational checks on the forklift, secure the forklift and report any defects you find.