This Standard defines the safety requirements relating to the elements of design, operation, and maintenance of rough terrain forklift trucks. These trucks are intended for operation on unimproved natural terrain as well as the disturbed terrain of construction sites.
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    Rough Terrain Forklift Trucks

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    Powered industrial trucks, otherwise known as forklifts, are covered by the Industrial Truck Standard Development Foundation’s B56 series.

    B56.1 covers high-lift and low-lift forklifts, typically a warehouse style forklift. The B56.6 is for rough terrain forklifts, which typically have larger tires and work outside.

    These standards provide guidance for the manufacturing, use, inspections and maintenance of this equipment.

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