Forklifts along with different lift trucks could have specific labels for use in some hazardous locations. The label indicates that this particular model of forklift meets the minimum standards of ANSI/UL 553 utilized for electric lift trucks or ANSI/UL 558 utilized for internal combustion engine forklifts.
Applications for labeled trucks could be found in National Fire Protection Association NFPA 505 - Powered Industrial forklifts including: Type Designations, Areas of Use, and Maintenance and Operation. Ask your local insurance carrier and Fire Marshall for more info concerning the approved uses of industrial powered trucks in your application.
If the specific lift truck satisfies the outlined criteria, labels may be put. A labeled lift truck will show the type of designation placed on the nameplate and would have a correctly corresponding label put.
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