Forklift Safety Qualifying Exam

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Forklift Safety Qualifying Exam

A forklift's a machine that is used to lift heavy materials especially construction-related for a fair share of distance through both off road and on road. For you to prove that you can safely operate a forklift we have prepared forklift safety qualifying exam. Give it a try and see if you are ready to operate it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pedestrians and co-workers are responsible for keeping clear of your forklift when inside your facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The forklift should be inspected at the begining of each shift.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The load should be tilted against the backrest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Operators should try to fix any mechanical trouble that develops whenever possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    As a professional operator, you only need to check behind you before backing up when you are not sure if someone is back there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is okay to lift your load while driving if you reduce your speed and do it carefully.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When traveling with a load, keep your forks 6-10 inches off the ground.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Always travel straight up and down incline surfaces and ramps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You may stack loads in front of emergency exits as long as you plan to move them within 15 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A professional operator makes sure the wheels of a truck trailer are chocked before entering it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When traveling up or down a ramp, your load should be pointing up hill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is okay to give a co-worker a ride as long as their arms and legs are inside the operator's compartment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Forklifts may be driven as fast as possible when outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The load capacity is the maximum amount of a perfectly balanced load than can be safely lifted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sudden stops and turns are okay if the forklift is empty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    You should never turn on a dock plate whenever possible. This may cause it to slip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It is okay to smoke in a battery changing or refueling area as long as you are 15 feet away from the forklift.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If the load on your fork blocks your visibility, drive in reverse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    It is okay to leave your forklift running if you are just going around the corner to get a quick drink of water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sound your horn to warn others when you approach a blind spot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    You may park your forklift in front of fire fighting equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When it is raining and you are outside, you should drive faster so your tires and brakes don't get too wet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When the load blocks your visibility it is okay to drive with it raised if there are no pedestrians in the general area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The load capacity of your forklift is listed on the data plate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Sound your horn when you approach pedestrians standing or walking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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