fork-lift truck


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fork-lift truck

a vehicle having two power-operated horizontal prongs that can be raised and lowered for loading, transporting, and unloading goods, esp goods that are stacked on wooden pallets
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As he approached a doorway and plastic curtain, which was opaque due to condensation, a fork-lift truck came out and struck Mr Williams," the lawyer said.
Private Hughes, and Private Chrissy Dawson, 22, from Southport, and also of 156 RLC, began their first day of training as fork-lift truck drivers, through the EDT courses.
The cab of a fork-lift truck was also damaged and two temporary structures used as offices suffered heat damage by the fire.
Coroner Roger Whittaker said: "I am satisfied that as a driver required to collect from the former BBA factory and working as a fork-lift truck driver that he was exposed to asbestos in the work place.
The vehicle was stationary at the time ( two metres behind a fork-lift truck.
They tried desperately to rescue him by using another fork-lift truck to lift the vehicle off him but he was pronounced dead by paramedics minutes later.
Beyond that slice of concrete, a row of five metal storage sheds forms the studio's north elevation, with openings between the west-end units to allow immediate fork-lift truck access to the main hall.
A FORK-LIFT truck driver claimed he was a "fall guy" yesterday as he was jailed for a year for his part in a pounds 900,000 mobile phone heist.
A GANG used a stolen fork-lift truck yesterday in a bid to steal a cash dispenser containing pounds 90,000.
THIEVES used a fork-lift truck to steal copper worth more than pounds 10,000 during a raid in north Warwickshire.