A Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) is any piece of equipment that is powered by electricity, battery, propane, etc. At UVA these would include but are not limited to forklifts, reaches, pickers, and battery/electric powered pallet jacks. Manual pallet jacks are not considered to be PITs.

UVA Policies applicable to Forklifts (aka Powered Industrial Trucks):

ID:SEC-026 - Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Operation

Clarissa Lynch
UVA Chemical Safety Officer
cl9ev@virginia.edu, 434-982-4311
Gerald Drumheller
UVA Fire Marshal
gdd7h@virginia.edu, 434-982-4914
Michelle Whitlock
Occupational Safety Specialist
maw4u@virginia.edu, 434-982-4836
Special Materials Handling Facility
515 Edgemont Road
P.O. Box 400322
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4322
PHONE 434.982.4911
FAX 434.982.4915
One Morton Drive
Suite 320
P.O. Box 400333
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4333
FAX 434.243.1735
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