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TCM Propane Forklifts

TCM Propane Forklifts

Lift Truck Tank Safety
One of the most common kinds of forklifts offered on the market these days is a propane-powered lift truck. The propane utilized to fuel these machinery has several properties which should be taken into account when working with the fuel tank. For instance, it is important that all PPE or Personal Protective Equipment is worn each time an operator is on the machinery and in numerous areas, on the jobsite.

PPE
Propane gas is fairly cold and may lead to severe burns to the skin if exposed, no matter how minor the exposure. Thus, it is required that whenever you are exchanging the propane tank or completing a re-fueling process safety goggles or a full face shield and thick gloves should be worn for protection. Numerous workplaces require steel-toe boots to be worn also when carrying heavy things is part of your task. Each workplace has various regulations set in place which pertain to the specific needs of the business. Your supervisor will inform you of what PPE items must be worn before your first shift.

No Smoking
Because of the high flammability factor, there could definitely be no open fire or any type of smoking going on in the re-fueling area. Propane gas is highly flammable and it is imperative that it is never exposed to any kind of ignition source or an extremely dangerous exploding situation would unfold.

Check the Valve
Prior to connecting the fuel line during a tank exchange, make sure that the valve on the new tank is turned off. If you inadvertently insert the fuel line into an open valve, propane gas will be released. Overlooking this factor could possibly create a very disastrous situation.

Fire Extinguisher
Whenever the tank is being changed out or during the re-fueling process, a fire extinguisher should be made available. The majority of companies require that a fire extinguisher be mounted on every lift truck. This is an essential safety rule which should be made a priority within the workplace.

Secure the Tank
The majority of propane tanks will utilize a restraining device like a strap or bracket to keep the tank stable. Be sure that this security feature is properly functioning because it is being used for the important task to prevent the tank from falling or shifting. A faulty restraining condition can cause the tank coming loose and falling or rolling around dangerous.

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