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Komatsu LP Forklift

Komatsu LP Forklift

Fuel Storage
In order to be secure, the smaller fuel canisters or the big refueling tank needs to be stored away from the main building or complex. Adding to the safety aspect, it is necessary that "No Smoking" signs are prominently displayed in the vicinity. Ideally, the fuel tanks should be stored in a secure enclosure which can just be accessed by authorized personnel. It is really essential for the safety of the operator, and everybody they work with, that these safety measures are strictly complied with.

To be protected from vehicle impact, the fuel enclosure itself has to be protected. This job could utilize retraining systems like concrete bumpers. Other retaining methods could be utilized. It is also vital to have a fire extinguisher present at the refueling station. Furthermore, anyone who is operating the fueling station is required to be trained and also must be trained to effectively and safely use the fire extinguisher. When it comes to the fuel aspect, safety is of utmost importance.

Operator Training
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires that all operators using a forklift must be properly trained. This training includes a classroom portion as well as hands-on training. As soon as the training sessions have been finished, the individual should be tested to be able to prove that they understand the training materials. A portion of this training also covers the proper method of the refueling process of the lift truck. The training also includes site-specific procedures and the precautions involved for the refueling of any unit they could be driving.

Medical Treatment
MSDS or Material Safety Data Sheets should be located in all facilities where forklifts are operating. This center will include the MSDSs for all solvents and chemicals that are used on site. This would also cover the acid in the lift truck battery, together with the propane that is utilized to refuel the unit.

The MSDSs sheets are required to be available to all personnel all the time. Like for example, if an exposure incident happens, the person needs to be evaluated immediately. If any medical attention is considered necessary, to must be given without any delay. Generally, if you are uncertain if medical care is considered necessary, as a general rule; have a doctor examine the injury if you fear it is severe. Always better to be safe than sorry.

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