The AFITA Engineering Committee has developed a number of Guidance Notes intended to assist with the safe use of Forklift Trucks.
These Guidance Notes are available below by clicking on the links.
AFITA advises that these Guidance Notes are general in the nature of their information and while they are intended to assist, they should not be used in the absence of a competent workplace safety assessment which is specific to your particular situation.
AFITA-001 – Definition of Order Picker
AFITA-002 – Inching Pedal Usage
AFITA-003 – Forklift Towing
AFITA-004 – Pallet Pulling Guidance Note
AFITA-005 – Use of Slip on Attachments on Forklifts
AFITA-007 – FLTs Modified for Use in Hazardous Areas. Flameproofing
AFITA-008 – OHG Inspection Repair Modification
AFITA-009 – Using Industrial Trucks on an Incline
AFITA-011– Using Hand Pallet Truck on an Incline
AFITA-012 – Guidance for Transporting and Stacking Tall Loads
AFITA-013 – Guidance for Transporting Stacking Wide Loads
AFITA-014 – Seat Belt Guidance Sit Down Reach Truck
AFITA-015 – Q Fever Health Safety Guidance
AFITA-016 – AS2359 FAQ
AFITA-017 – Use of Assistance Systems
AFITA-018 – Disabling or Removal of Safety Features
AFITA -019 – Equipment Catalogue Information
AFITA-020 – Forklift Transport Chain of Responsibility
AFITA-021 – Load Capacity Information Plate – Counterbalance Forklift Truck
AFITA-022 – Australian Standards Compliance Checklist