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InstituteSafety & HealthForklifts and Powered TrucksGeneral Industry SafetyForklifts and Powered TrucksPallet JacksEnglishAnalysisFocus AreaCompliance and Exceptions (Level 2)USA
What equipment is covered?
['Forklifts and Powered Trucks']
- OSHA’s PIT standard applies to vehicles including forklifts, order pickers, powered pallet jacks, yard jockeys, and stand-up and narrow aisle lift trucks.
- The OSHA PIT standard does not cover scissor lifts, aerial lifts, or over-the-road haulage trucks and earth-moving equipment that has been modified to accept forks.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) standard applies to most types of material handling equipment that are powered for horizontal movement. This includes:
- Order pickers,
- Powered pallet jacks,
- Yard jockeys, and
- Stand-up and narrow aisle lift trucks.
What equipment is not covered?
OSHA’s PIT standard does not cover the following:
- Scissor lifts,
- Aerial lifts, or
- Over-the-road haulage trucks and earth-moving equipment that has been modified to accept forks.
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