BRING TRUCK TO A HALT.
RAISE OR LOWER FORKS, USING LIFT CONTROL LEVER TO BRING FORKS IN LINE WITH THE LOAD.
USE SIDE SHIFT IF NECESSARY TO CENTER FORKS UNDER LOAD.
PULL LIFT CONTROL LEVER TO REAR TO RAISE FORKS AND LOAD TO CLEAR GROUND OR STACK.
TILT MAST TO REAR BY PULLING TILT CONTROL LEVER TO REAR TO SAFELY TRANSPORT LOAD.
RAISE OR LOWER LOAD AS NECESSARY, USING LIFT CONTROL LEVER.
Figure 2-5. Lifting operation.
c. If load is on a pallet, center forks between
d. Raise forks (fig. 2-5) enough to clear stack or
upper and lower members of pallet. With the mast in
floor below the load. Tilt back by pulling tilt control lever
vertical position, move truck forward (para 2-7), using
(fig. 2-5) to rear. Mast must be tilted far enough to rear
accelerator, until load rests against rear of forks. Shift
to travel safely with load.
carriage, if necessary.
e. Place forward and reverse control lever in
reverse and move truck and load to rear to clear stack or
other obstacle. Turn truck to face in direction of travel
required. If load is raised, lower load to assure clear
Know the rated capacity of the truck. Do
vision forward. If load is bulky and obstructs vision it
not overload it. Never pick up a load
may be required to travel in reverse to enable operator to
until certain it can be carried safely.
Make sure the load is steady before
lifting and keep the load against the