Ultimate Quiz On Forklift Safety

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Ultimate Quiz On Forklift Safety

Forklift training questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who can operate forklifts? 
    • A. 

      Truck drivers

    • B. 

      Supervisors

    • C. 

      Any employee who is on duty

    • D. 

      Trained and authorized workers

  • 2. 
    How many people are permitted to ride on a forklift? 
    • A. 

      Only the operator

    • B. 

      The operator plus any two authorized operators

    • C. 

      Up to three if reasonable hand holds are available

    • D. 

      There is no pre-determined limit

  • 3. 
    How often should operators inspect their forklift? 
    • A. 

      Hourly

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Every shift

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 4. 
    Who has the right-of-way?
    • A. 

      The largest forklift

    • B. 

      Pedestrians

    • C. 

      Forklifts approaching from the right

    • D. 

      Forklifts in the main aisle

  • 5. 
    What is the first thing to do before driving into a trailer?
    • A. 

      Check that the rear wheels have been chocked

    • B. 

      Raise the forks high enough to clear the dock plate

    • C. 

      Turn on available lighting

  • 6. 
    How high should a load be carried on a smooth surface?
    • A. 

      High enough to clear any bumps on the floor

    • B. 

      2 to 4 inches if possible

    • C. 

      Low enough to see over

    • D. 

      High enough to see under

  • 7. 
    When traveling down a ramp or incline:
    • A. 

      Back down when loaded

    • B. 

      Back up when loaded

    • C. 

      Always back down

    • D. 

      Use your own judgement

  • 8. 
    How soon should repairs be made to a forklift?
    • A. 

      As soon as possible

    • B. 

      At the next scheduled maintenance time

    • C. 

      Before the unit is used

    • D. 

      At the end of your shift

  • 9. 
    When is it OK to travel with a load raised at its maximum height?
    • A. 

      Whenever there is sufficient clearance

    • B. 

      Whenever you know the floor to be free of bumps

    • C. 

      Whenever it improves your visibility

    • D. 

      Never

  • 10. 
    Who is responsible for checking the security of a trailer before loading or unloading?
    • A. 

      The dock supervisor

    • B. 

      The forklift operator

    • C. 

      The truck driver

    • D. 

      Whoever the company designates

  • 11. 
    Training on one type of vehicle: 
    • A. 

      Qualifies the operator for that type of vehicle

    • B. 

      Is sufficient for all company forklifts

    • C. 

      Should be done every three years

    • D. 

      Should be done every five years

  • 12. 
    A forklift operator's performance must be evaluated: 
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Yearly

    • C. 

      Every three years

  • 13. 
    You can get under a raised load to check it:
    • A. 

      For debris that may fall off

    • B. 

      To be sure that the fork position is correct

    • C. 

      Never get under a raised load

    • D. 

      Whenever you feel it is necessary

  • 14. 
    Forklift accidents may occur when the vehicle:
    • A. 

      Tips over or falls off loading dock

    • B. 

      Stalls

    • C. 

      Isn't warming up

  • 15. 
    Anyone with driving experience can operate a forklift 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Forklift operators' arms, hands, and legs, belong:
    • A. 

      Inside the truck

    • B. 

      Outside the truck

    • C. 

      Wherever it's most comfortable

  • 17. 
    Speed limits and other traffic rules don't apple to forklifts 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Before making a turn, a forklift operator:
    • A. 

      Gets out to check for traffic

    • B. 

      Slows down

    • C. 

      Stops

  • 19. 
    OSHA rules state that:
    • A. 

      Only authorized employees can ride on the truck forks

    • B. 

      No person can ride directly on truck forks

    • C. 

      Any employee can ride directly on truck forks when they're empty

  • 20. 
    Forklift refueling and battery charging and replacement are preformed in:
    • A. 

      Off-site garages

    • B. 

      The area where the forklift is used

    • C. 

      Special ventilated areas with no fire or ignition sources

  • 21. 
    Forklift operators are expected to use seat belts, if they are available 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False