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If you fit a second-hand overhead guard to a forklift truck, would this need to be tested?

Provided that the guard is undamaged, unmodified (including holes drilled for fixtures added post manufacture) and is an original OHG, fitted to the original mounts, with genuine fixtures and is from a machine of the same brand, model and capacity, it should not be necessary to subject it to testing. It will be up to …

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Seat belt usage where a driver is ‘picking’ i.e. going to a location picking a few cases then back on his truck driving s few yards and repeating

If a machine is fitted with an overhead guard, as both counterbalance and articulated machines are, then it is essential that the operator is always restrained by a restraint system whilst on the machine.  The restraint works to ensure that, in the event of an overturn, the operator does not become trapped or crushed by …

Seat belt usage where a driver is ‘picking’ i.e. going to a location picking a few cases then back on his truck driving s few yards and repeating READ MORE >

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