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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • Electrically driven trucks or cars, fork-lifts, etc. shall be fitted with at least one effective mechanical braking device and mechanically operated current cut-off that comes into operation automatically when the operator leaves the vehicle.
  • Fork-lift trucks shall be fitted with overhead guard to protect the operator from falling objects.
  • Fork-lift trucks or electric cars shall have their gross weight conspicuously marked upon them.
  • When a fork-lift truck or electric car is operated in intermediate deck, steps shall be taken to ensure that the working surface can support the load and the hatch covers cannot be dislodged by the movement of the truck.