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Chapter Law Content

Title: Safety Standard of Machinery and Equipment CH
Category: Ministry of Labor(勞動部)
Attachment:
Chapter 5 Power lift-trucks
Article 71
A power driving lift- truck(hereinafter referred to as the lift- truck ) except a non-counterbalancer shall base on set in Attaching table 9 to have front- rear and left- right stability without causing capsizing on the slope ground according to load states.
Article 72
According to load states, a side loading lift- truck shall base on set in Attaching table 10 to have front- rear and left- right stability without causing capsizing on the slope ground according to load states.
Article 73
According to load states, a telescopic-materials-handler lift- truck or a straddle lift- truck shall base on set in Attaching table 11 to have front- rear and left- right stability without causing capsizing on the slope ground according to load states.
Article 74
According to load states, a narrow lift- truck shall base on set in Attaching table 12 to have front- rear and left- right stability without causing capsizing on the slope ground according to load states.
Article 75
The lift-truck shall have a braking device to stop running or keep stopping.
According to lift-truck load states and initial braking speed, the braking device in the preceding paragraph shall have the function to stop running a lift-truck within a distance set in Attaching table 13.
According to load states, a remaining-stop- state braking device in the first paragraph shall have the lift-truck stopped on the slope-ground set in table 14. But based on the lift-truck performance, its maximum slope climbing below that in the table, the former prevails.
Article 76
The lift-truck shall have a left and right direction indicators. If it has a top speed less than 20 kilometers, the distance between the center of the steering wheel and the outermost less than 65 centimeters, and no driver seat, it is exempt to set the direction indicator.
Article 77
The lift-truck shall have a warning device.
Article 78
The lift-truck shall have headlamps and rear lamps except it has remarked only to be used in a good illumination place.
Article 79
The lift-truck shall have a head- guard meeting the following provisions except it has remarked only to be used in cargo loading and no hazard risk to the driver when the load dropped.
1. The head-guard is strong enough to withstand the twice values of the lift-truck maximum load in static load distribution. The maximum load is taken by 4 tons if it is over 4 tons.
2. The width or length of the upper openings is not over 16 centimeters.
3. If a lift-truck operation is by means of a driver- siting, the distance between the top of the seat and the bottom of the head guard should be over 95 centimeters.
4. If the lift-truck operation is by means of a driver- standing, the distance between the floor of the seat and the bottom of the upper frame of the head guard should be over 1.8 meters.
Article 80
The lift-truck shall have a rear supporting frame except it has been remarked only to be used in the case without causing a dangerous risk even its mast is backward tilt and loads falling.
Article 81
Hydraulic device in the lift-truck shall have an over-pressure safety valve.
Article 82
Fork, ram and others to load goods (hereinafter referred to as the fork) of a forklift truck shall meet the following requirements:
1. There is no significant damage, deformation or corrosion if the material is steel.
2. The stress in the fork shall be below one third of the yield strength of steel used in the fork, when the maximum load is put in the base-load center.
Forklift trucks, which are not new and of which the forks comply with ISO 5057, may not be subject to the restrictions stated in the subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph.
Article 83
A safety factor for chains used by the loading and unloading device of the lift-truck shall be over 5.
The safety factor in the preceding paragraph gets from the breaking load of the chain divided by the maximum load imposed on it.
Article 84
Where the forklift truck is equipped with a driver seat in a lifting manner, an armrest and a fall prevention device shall be provided.
Forklift truck operated by driver-sitting shall comply with the following requirements:
1. The seat cushion shall be made of shock-absorption materials to prevent significant vibration of the body of the driver when the truck is moving.
2. The driver seat of a counter-balance type forklift truck and side loading type forklift truck shall be equipped with safety belts, guard rails or other protective devices that prevent the driver from crushing when the truck falls.
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