Evs Metal-tx Forklift Safety Quiz

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Evs Metal-tx Forklift Safety Quiz

Passing grade for this quiz is 70%


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What procedures do you follow when the load on your forklift obscures your view in front?
    • A. 

      Dismount, check the the way is clear, then dive slowly forward sounding the horn.

    • B. 

      Travel in reverse looking in the direction of travel.

    • C. 

      Raise the load so you can see under it.

  • 2. 
    A fault occurs while driving your forklift, what action do you take?
    • A. 

      Park the forklift as safely as possible, remove it's key and report this fault to your supervisor.

    • B. 

      Carry on until a convenient break and then report it.

    • C. 

      Try to repair the fault yourself.

  • 3. 
    What position should the forks be in while driving a forklift?
    • A. 

      As near to the ground as possible and level.

    • B. 

      About 6" to 8" inches from the floor and level.

    • C. 

      About 6"to 8" from the floor and tilted back.

    • D. 

      As near to the floor as practical but high enough to clear obstructions and tilted back. 

  • 4. 
    What position do you place the forks in when parking your forklift?
    • A. 

      4" to 6" from the ground tilted fully forward.

    • B. 

      Resting on the floor tilted fully back.

    • C. 

      Resting on the floor tilted forward.

  • 5. 
    Who is responsible for the safety of persons working in a forklift area?
    • A. 

      The forklift operator.

    • B. 

      Each person within the area.

    • C. 

      The manager

  • 6. 
    How should the rated capacity of a forklift be determined by you?
    • A. 

      Testing with various loads.

    • B. 

      Reading the load plate.

    • C. 

      Guesswork.

  • 7. 
    What action is required when a load is unstable?
    • A. 

      Back tilt the load.

    • B. 

      Stop and re-stack

    • C. 

      Call for assistance to support the load

  • 8. 
    When is it allowable to move your forklift with it's load fully raised?
    • A. 

      Any time.

    • B. 

      To assist when turning.

    • C. 

      Only when stacking and de-stacking

  • 9. 
    Should the load capacity of a forklift ever be exceeded?
    • A. 

      Only if the counterweight is increased.

    • B. 

      Only if lifting the load within 36".

    • C. 

      Not at any time.

  • 10. 
    What action should you take if your brakes fail on your forklift?
    • A. 

      Lower the forks to the ground.

    • B. 

      Use the gear change to attempt a stop.

    • C. 

      Jump clear.

  • 11. 
    Which of the point below affect the stability of a forklift?
    • A. 

      Driving too fast.

    • B. 

      Load too heavy.

    • C. 

      Driving on an incline.

    • D. 

      Cornering too sharply.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    How often should operators inspect their forklift?
    • A. 

      Hourly.

    • B. 

      Weekly.

    • C. 

      Every Shift.

    • D. 

      Monthly.

  • 13. 
    Who has the right-of-way?
    • A. 

      The largest forklift.

    • B. 

      Pedestrians.

    • C. 

      Forklifts approaching from the right.

    • D. 

      Forklifts in the main aisle.

  • 14. 
    When traveling down an incline:
    • A. 

      Back down when loaded.

    • B. 

      Back up when loaded.

    • C. 

      Always back down.

    • D. 

      Use your own judgement.

  • 15. 
    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.

  • 16. 
    When is it OK to travel with a load raised at it's 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.

  • 17. 
    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.

  • 18. 
    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.

  • 19. 
    A forklift operator's performance must be evaluated:
    • A. 

      Monthly.

    • B. 

      Yearly.

    • C. 

      Every three years.

    • D. 

      Only one time.

  • 20. 
    You can get under a raised load to check it:
    • A. 

      For debris that may have fell 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.

  • 21. 
    OSHA rules state that:
    • A. 

      Only authorized employees can ride on the truck forks

    • B. 

      No person can ride on the truck forks.

    • C. 

      Any employee can ride on the truck forks if they are empty.

  • 22. 
    Forklift refueling and battery charging are performed in:
    • A. 

      Off site garages.

    • B. 

      The area where the forklift is used.

    • C. 

      Special ventilated areas with no fire or ignition sources

    • D. 

      Outside of the building.

  • 23. 
    Who is allowed to operate lift truck equipment?
    • A. 

      Anyone with a drivers license.

    • B. 

      Someone who has three months experience.

    • C. 

      Only those who have read the operator's manual.

    • D. 

      Only trained and authorized personnel that are employer certified.

  • 24. 
    Once a person has been trained to operate a lift truck, they are authorized to use any type of lifting device?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which of the following does not require powered industrial truck operator recertification?
    • A. 

      The lift truck hits racking while driving the truck.

    • B. 

      A portion of the load falls during handling.

    • C. 

      It has been three years since employer certification.

    • D. 

      When another operator is involved in an accident.

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