user personnel 5th percentile female through 95th percentile male) wearing
MOPP IV protective garments, i.e.;
biological, field M17A2 MIL-M-51282
biological, mask, M6A2 MIL-H-51291
Glove and glove
set, chemical protective, MIL-G-43976
chemical, protective ( overboots), MIL-F-43987
The operator shall be capable of activating all controls (i.e., levers,
switches, pedals, knobs, and handles) without interference caused by the
ensemble that is detrimental to the operation of the forklift.
3.21 Lights. Each truck shall be equipped with one sealed beam floodlamp
mounted at the front of the truck, one automotive type combination stoplight
and tail-lamp mounted at the rear and instrument panel illumination. The
flood-lamp shall be shock mounted in an elastomer ring housing on the left
side of the mast. Directional manual adjustment range of this flood-lamp
shall be a minimum of 45 degrees above and below the horizontal plane.
Horizontal adjustment range of the flood-lamp shall be a minimum of 300
degrees. Flood-lamp shall be protected against damage by a means of position
or a guard.
3.22 Side shift. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2) truck shall be
equipped with a side shift mechanism. The mechanism shall be hydraulically
operated to move the forks a minimum of 4 inches either side of center with
rated capacity load. The sideshift mechanism shall not interfere with the
ability to remove the forks from the fork hanger.
3.23 Operator's overhead guard . A removable overhead guard shall be
furnished which meets applicable requirements of ASME/ANSI B 56.1. The guard
shall be removable with handtools. No component shall be mounted on the
overhead guard. Guard height, measured from ground level to the highest point
of the guard, shall not exceed height specified on applicable specification
sheet. Guard design shall not interfere with the operation of the truck or
battery replacement nor with normal movements of the operator when entering,
leaving, or operating the truck. The overhead guard shall remain firmly
secured to its support brackets under all operating conditions specified
3.24.1 Lifting speed. Lift speed with capacity load on the forks shall be
as is specified on the applicable specification sheet.
3.24.2 Lowering speed. Speed of lowering of unloaded forks shall be not
less than 40 feet per minute average over the entire distance from maximum
fork height to ground level. Speed of lowering forks with capacity load shall
be not more than 80 feet per minute over the entire distance from maximum fork
height to ground level.
3.24.3 Right angle turn . The truck, when carrying capacity load, shall be
capable of backing through a turn in either direction and returning to the