Forklift Licence Study Flip Cards
Looking for ways to prepare for your forklift licence course? or ways to help you study to get your forklift ticket?
Below are some some flip cards as a bit of a study aid for students doing forklift licence courses.
To flip a card and see the answer, hover your mouse over it. If you're on a mobile you may need to press the card for it to flip over and show the answer. We've tried to make sure the cards include content that is the most important for your forklift course. These flip cards below are in no particular order.
What is the hierarchy of control?
How would you describe a forklifts "Rated Capacity"?
How much the forklift can lift
How high the forklift can lift
The load Centre Distance of the forklift
What is Load Centre Distance?
Front face of the forks to the loads centre of gravity
What are some common workplace hazards?
Plant and other equipment
Electrical power lines
Overhead services (water, air, etc..)
Wind or bad weather conditions
Pedestrians or personnel
What are three (3) Hazard control measures?
What are some things other than hazards you should consider?
Weight of the load
Size of the load
Capacity of the forklift
Location of task
Any equipment required
Is that equipment available
Approach distance to power lines
If during your pre-start or during operation you find a fault with the forklift, what should you do?
Take the Key
Tag the machine
Tell the boss
Name five (5) things that could tip a forklift over forwards (longitudinally)?
Traveling wrong way on a hill or ramp
Exceeding load centre distance
Incorrect use of mast tilt
What piece of equipment can you use to lift personnel with a forklift?
Approved work cage
What are three (3) ways you can determine the weight of a load?
Weigh the load
Check the loads paperwork
Calculate the weight of the load
What must be considered when stacking or re-stacking a load?
Loads to be stack on a firm level site
Heavy good placed at the bottom
Stack should not be to high
Where is the fulcrum (balance) point of a forklift?
Where the front wheel touches the ground
When traveling on a hill or ramp, what way should the load face?
Name five (5) things that could tip a forklift over sideways (laterally)?
Turning to fast
Turning with a load raised
Braking to hard while turning
Flat or under inflated tyre
What should you do if your forklift comes in contact with powerlines?
Warn others to stay away from area
Stay on the forklift until informed its safe to get off
If possible try to break contact by moving the forklift away
Get the forklift serviced
In the event of an emergency, what Information would you tell emergency services?
What the problem is
Where the problem is
Any other hazards
What places would you avoid when parking a forklift?
Near first aid stations
On marked walkways
Near any fire fighting equipment
Who would you ask on a worksite about specific worksite hazards?
The Boss (Supervisor)
Other workers (Colleagues)
Publish Date: 14th May 2020