Nmang Forklift Safety Test

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Nmang Forklift Safety Test

Per AFI 24-301; 8. 4. 1. 7. Powered forklift trucks/ MHE certification is required once every 3-years IAW AFOSHSTD 91-46, Material Handling and Storage Equipment. Recertification requirement applies to operators, regardless of military or civilian employment. Unit VCO will conduct the recertification training and administer a practical written test. OSHA specific information can be found at http://www. Osha. Gov.


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

      The largest forklift

    • B. 

      Pedestrians

    • C. 

      Forklifts approaching from the right

    • D. 

      Forklifts in the main aisle

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    Forklift operators' arms, hands, and legs, belong:
    • A. 

      Inside the truck

    • B. 

      Outside the truck

    • C. 

      Wherever it's most comfortable

  • 10. 
    Speed limits and other traffic rules don't apple to forklifts 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Before making a turn, a forklift operator:
    • A. 

      Gets out to check for traffic

    • B. 

      Slows down

    • C. 

      Stops

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    Forklift operators are expected to use seat belts, if they are available 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Choose the correct operating rules.
    • A. 

      May not leave the cab until the fork attachment is firmly on the ground.

    • B. 

      Shall not engage in any practice that can divert attention while operating the forklift.

    • C. 

      Shall not hoist, lower, or travel while anyone is on the load or forks.

    • D. 

      Shall not position any load over personnel.

    • E. 

      May use a cell phone.

  • 15. 
    In the event of an overturning forklift, the operator shall:
    • A. 

      Jump out of the cab quickly to avoid injury.

    • B. 

      Visually verify that their seatbelt is securely fastened.

    • C. 

      Remain in the cab and lean in the direction of the overturn to promote relaxation.

    • D. 

      Remain in the cab and lean in the opposite direction of the overturn.

  • 16. 
    Is the forklift maneuver depicted in the picture compliant with Kiewit/OSHA policies?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only on Saturdays

  • 17. 
    A forklift operator may leave the fork attachment suspended after shift if insufficient room is available to lower the attachment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What action do you take should the brakes fail on your forklift?
    • A. 

      Lower the forks to the ground.

    • B. 

      Use the gear change to attempt a stop.

    • C. 

      Jump clear.

  • 19. 
    When is the forklift horn to be used?
    • A. 

      Only when necessary.

    • B. 

      To acknowledge your friend.

    • C. 

      Only if operating on a public road.

  • 20. 
    Should the load capacity of a forklift ever be exceeded?
    • A. 

      Only if the counterweight is increased.

    • B. 

      Only if lifting the load within 1 metre.

    • C. 

      Not at any time.

  • 21. 
    Is it permissible to park your forklift on a ramp or slope?
    • A. 

      Only if left in gear.

    • B. 

      Only if wheel chocks are used.

    • C. 

      Only if the forks are on the ground.

  • 22. 
    How often is a forklift operator required to check the brakes?
    • A. 

      Pre-operation.

    • B. 

      Weekly.

    • C. 

      Monthly.

  • 23. 
    How should the rated capacity of a forklift be determined by you?
    • A. 

      Testing with various loads.

    • B. 

      Reading the load plate.

    • C. 

      Guesswork.

  • 24. 
    When is the forklift operator required to look in the direction of travel?
    • A. 

      Always.

    • B. 

      When persons are in the area.

    • C. 

      When driving on uneven surfaces.

  • 25. 
    When driving a loaded forklift down a ramp, in what direction should the forks point?
    • A. 

      Downhill.

    • B. 

      Uphill.

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