Section I. OPERATING PROCEDURES
section gives instructions on starting, stopping,
Operation of this equipment presents a
operating, and coordinating the basic motions to
perform the specific tasks for which the forklift is
noise hazard to personnel in the area. The
designed. Since nearly every job presents a different
noise level exceeds the allowable limits
for unprotected personnel. Wear ear
problem, the operator may have to vary given
procedures to fit the individual job.
muffs or ear plus.
c. The outside steering radius of the forklift truck
is 32 feet in CRAMP steering mode and 43 feet in
a. The instructions in this section are for the
the TWO WHEEL steering mode. If steering dif-
ficulty is experienced in the CRAMP or CRAB
information and guidance, of personnel responsible
for the operation of the rough terrain forklift truck.
modes of steering, it may be best to continue
operation in the TWO WHEEL steering mode.
When climbing into the driver's seat, be
2-2. Controls and Instrument.
careful not bump head on roll over
The controls and instruments and their normal
protective structure (ROPS).
readings are illustrated in figure 2-1.
b. The operator must know how to perform every
operation of which the forklift truck is capable. This