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forklift truck

[′fȯrk‚lift ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)

forklift truck

forklift truck
A power-operated vehicle having heavy steel prongs which can be moved in position under a load on a pallet, 2 and then
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Through restructuring of its European production, MHI looks to evade foreign exchange risk and realize production flexibility while maintaining a structure enabling swift response to customer needs worldwide, in a quest to expand its share in the global forklift truck market.
A rigger who witnessed the accident said the forklift truck "shot forward" but Mr Dunroe was looking over his right shoulder indicating he was trying to reverse.
Forks: Operating the forklift truck with worn tires can also cause premature wear to the bottom of the forks, which can jeopardize the forklift truck's ability to lift and can create an unsafe working environment.
Mr Dunroe's son Ian told the inquest his dad had never mentioned going on a training course for forklift trucks.
This involved installing a six-metre high mezzanine floor along one side of the warehouse, which is sufficiently elevated to enable forklift trucks to safely operate beneath.
The list was compiled by Forklift Truck Association, as part of its National Forklift Safety Week.
TWO North Wales firms yesterday ended up with bills of nearly pounds 20,000 for injuries to workers caused by forklift truck accidents.
A HEALTH and safety team is investigating an industrial accident in Nuneaton in which a forklift truck driver was injured.
The lack of safety procedures emerged after a maintenance engineer was crushed to death by a faulty forklift truck while working at a distribution centre.
Acquisition - forklift truck engine with a capacity of at least 2.
St Helens Council's Environmental Health and Safety team began an investigation after an employee suffered serious hand injuries in December 2009 when his hand became trapped between a forklift truck and a stationary curtain-sided wagon.
A MAN was trapped underneath a forklift truck at a Birmingham timber yard for more than an hour after falling from the vehicle.