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It depends on the law that applies - OSHA allows up to 2:12. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fountain Conner [mailto:fconner(--nospam--at)pcola.gulf.net]
> Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2000 7:17 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Forklift Ramp Slope
> 
> 
> Remember that people sometimes walk up these ramps too.  1:12 
> (8.33%) is
> all the law allows for people.
> 
> Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
> Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561
> 
> ----------
> From: Roger Davis <rdavis(--nospam--at)sdsarch.com>
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Forklift Ramp Slope
> Date: Thursday, July 20, 2000 7:25 AM
> 
> Rite-Hite dock leveler manufacturer says 7% maximum for 
> electric pallet
> trucks, 10% maximum for electric forklifts and 15% maximum 
> for gas/lp lift
> trucks.  Those are maximums for the equipment, it doesn't 
> mean that those
> are desirable slopes.
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: John Schenne [mailto:jschenne(--nospam--at)localnet.com]
>     Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 9:09 PM
>     To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>     Subject: Forklift Ramp Slope
> 
> 
>     Anyone out there have a reference for recomended maximum 
> forklift ramp
> slopes?
> 
>     Thanks in Advance
> 
> 
>     John Schenne, PE
>     Schenne & Associates

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