Forklift Inspection Checklist Template

Use the Forklift Inspection Checklist Template to systematically assess and maintain the safety and compliance of forklifts, ensuring operational efficiency.

Forklift Inspection Checklist Template



Forklift Inspection

1. Are the tires inspected?


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2. Is the horn inspected?


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3. Are the lights inspected?


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4. Is the battery inspected?


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5. Are the controls and gear shifts inspected?


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6. Is the lift system (including load limit switches, load engagement means, chains, cables, forks, etc.) inspected?


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7. Are brake and radiator fluid levels inspected?


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8. Is the steering inspected?


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9. Is the hydraulic system inspected for leaks?


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10. Is the fuel system inspected for leaks?


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11. Are overhead guards inspected for damage?


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12. Are gauges inspected?


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13. Are capacity plates attached and inspected?


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14. Is the operator's manual present and inspected?


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15. Is the seat belt inspected?


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16. In propane-powered forklifts, is the propane tank locked down?


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17. Is the propane tank free of rust, corrosion, or damage?


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18. Is the engine oil inspected?


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19. Is the transmission fluid inspected?


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20. Are nameplates, labels, and markings (in place and maintained in legible condition) inspected?


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21. Is the exhaust system inspected for sparks and flames?


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22. Is the forklift clean, and free of trash, excess oil, and grease?


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Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

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