Manitou provides many different telescopic forklifts, some which are rated as the most versatile equipment on the market these days. All telehandlers by Manitou come with a standard 4-wheel drive, engineered to be used in rough terrain environments, and in outdoor settings. The lift capacities range from 35,000 pounds to 3000 lbs. The machinery are capable of lifting heights ranging up to 70 feet on some models.
These telescopic lift trucks are equipped with various steering modes available for 4-wheel steering and crab steering. Outriggers, Hydrostatic transmissions and frame leveling are some of the other alternatives available for these models. These machinery could also utilize a huge array of attachments like: rotating carriages, fixed carriages, buckets, truss jibs, winches and grapples. There is a huge assortment of telescopic lift trucks on the market and hence, many various configurations. Be certain to do your research in order to pick the best one for your particular use.
When dismounting a lift truck, there are some particular things to take into account. When dismounting for example, make sure to never jump from it and to face the vehicle. Maintain a 3-point stance, that means to always have one foot and both hands or vice-versa in contact with the equipment. Be sure to wear oil resistant and non slippery shoes as correct protective shoes can definitely help to keep you safe. Do not wear any dangling jewelry or loose clothing, since these things might become caught. Wear the correct kind of clothes. Make sure the the floor and the area surrounding the forklift is free of debris or fluid which can potentially cause a dangerous slip. Last but not least, when you are ready to dismount, be alert and make sure there is no other traffic around.