Forklifts are simple machines that are ideal for many industrial purposes. With the improvement in technology over the years, forklifts are now more advanced and can perform multiple logistical tasks efficiently and effectively. However, as with many machines, they involve many small parts that wear out over time. To keep your forklift functioning properly, here are a few tips, that can help maintain your forklifts at its best state possible.
Safety While Carrying Out Maintenance
While servicing your forklifts, you must make sure that certain safety procedures are followed to avoid damaging your forklift. Such measures include:
- Allowing certified technicians to service the forklift
- Disconnect batteries/ fuel tank from forklift before servicing
- Cover the batteries conduction surfaces, and prevent contact with any conducting surfaces
- Inspect for any cracks or defects that could be a concern to safety