IWLAIC - Forklift Training
This training module is based on best practices for proper forklift operation and safety.
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Forklift Training Video
Forklift Training Quiz
In order to successfully pass this course and receive credit, you must score an 85% or better on this quiz. GOOD LUCK!
Compared to your average automobile, a forklift is ______________________.
About the same weight
What are some of the common accidents that can occur with forklifts? (Select all that apply.)
Forklift tipping over on the operator
Load falling on someone
Operator falling getting in or out of the forklift
Body part caught in forklift's moving parts
Battery charging and fuel storage must take place in areas designated for that use.
Common forklift accidents include which of the following? (Select all that apply.)
Forklift striking someone
Operator injury from collision of forklift
Operator injury from collision of body part outside of forklift
Passenger falling from lift platform or forks
The "stability" triangle is an imaginary triangle with three sides; the first side is the:
Back axle, and the other two sides are made up by drawing a line from each back tire to the middle of the back axle, where the main load support is located.
Front axle, and the other two sides are made up by drawing a line from each front tire to the middle of the back axle, where the main load support is located.
Top of the load, and the other two sides are made up by drawing a line from each back tire to the middle of the back axle, where the main load support is located.
Bottom of the load, and the other two sides are made up by drawing a line from each front tire to the middle of the back axle, where the main load support is located.
What factors can affect the forklift's center of gravity and stability? (Select all that apply.)
An inclined surface
What must be done with any forklift that is in need of repair or in any way unsafe?
Operate it without using the defective parts
Use it only for lifting light loads
Attempt to fix it with the tools on hand
Remove it from service or repair it
The center of gravity is the ______________________.
Total of the weight of the forklift and its load
Amount of weight of the driver
Overall weight of the driver, forklift, and load
Average location of the weight of an object
A forklift's load capacity ____________________ as the load center moves farther away from the base of the carriage.
Does not change
Can either increase or decrease
A load should be arranged as ____________ as possible.
Centrally balanced and secure
A load center is measured at 30 inches. According to this load chart, would it be safe to lift a 4,000-lb load?
Fork width should be set ________________.
At approximately 12 inches apart of the majority of loads
At approximately 24 inches apart for the majority of loads
As wide as possible to pick up a specific load
As narrow as possible to increase load stability
A forklift should generally be driven forwards unless ______________. Then is should be driven backwards
There are a lot of turns that need to be made
There are a lot of inclines to go over
The load is obscuring the view
The forward-moving gears are not in good working order
A normal speed for a forklift in an area relatively free of pedestrians would be similar to ____________.
A fast walk
A slow walk
A fast run
When moving over inclines, unloaded trucks should _____________, and loaded trucks should ____________.
Face downhill; face uphill
Face uphill; face downhill
Go backward; go forward
Go forward; go backward
A forklift should be brought to a complete stop before adjusting the fork height or tilt cylinders.
When loading truck trailers, it is important to ensure which of the following? (Select all that apply.)
Truck engine is running
Trailer truck brake is applied
Wheel blocks are applied
Truck driver is inside of trailer
Door latch, if present, is attached
What is the best plan of action if a forklift starts to tip over?
Jump out of the side of the cab
Grab steering wheel tightly and stay in cab
Jump out of the rear of cab
Press accelerator pedal down completely
Select all of the problems and "potential" problems in this picture.
There is a person underneath a raised load.
The person under the load is wearing goggles, which might obscure his vision.
The forklift is positioned near a dock edge unnecessarily.
The load appears loose and unsecured.
The forks are tilted back too far.
The load is raised even though the operator is outside the cab.
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