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Title: Lift truck safety review

Lift truck safety review This report presents safety information about powered industrial trucks. The basic lift truck, the counterbalanced sit down rider truck, is the primary focus of the report. Lift truck engineering is briefly described, then a hazard analysis is performed on the lift truck. Case histories and accident statistics are also given. Rules and regulations about lift trucks, such as the US Occupational Safety an Health Administration laws and the Underwriter`s Laboratories standards, are discussed. Safety issues with lift trucks are reviewed, and lift truck safety and reliability are discussed. Some quantitative reliability values are given.
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OSTI Identifier:481853
Report Number(s):INEL/EXT--97-00178
ON: DE97052975; TRN: 97:011069
DOE Contract Number:AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:Technical Report
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Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: Mar 1997
Research Org:Idaho National Engineering Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org:USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT; SAFETY ANALYSIS