• Do
  • Do's & Dont's
DO
  • Do select the right FIBC for the job in consultion with the manufacturer.
  • Do read the instruction label on the FIBC.
  • Do inspect re-usable FIBCs before refilling.
  • Do check that the discharge spout is closed before filling.
  • Do ensure that the fillied FIBC is stable.
  • Do close the top inlet correctly.
  • Do use lifting gear of sufficient capacity to take the suspended load.
  • Do adjust forkift tines to the correct width for the FIBC being handled.
  • Do ensure that the crane hooks are of adequate size and well rounded.
  • Do take appropriate measures in regard to dust control.
  • Do consider the possibilty of static electricity hazards.
  • Do protect the FIBCs from rain and /or prolonged sunlight.
  • Do ensure that FIBCs are adequately secured intransportation.
DON'T
  • Don't exceed the SWL under any circumstances.
  • Don't fill FIBCs unevenly.
  • Don't stop or start suddenly during transportation.
  • Don't subject FIBCs to snatch lifts and/or jerk tops.
  • Don't drag FIBCs
  • Don't allow personnel under suspended FIBCs.
  • Don't allow FIBCs to project over the side of a vehicle or pallet.
  • Don't withdraw forklift tines prior to relieving the entire load on the lifting devices.
  • Don't stack FIBCs unless sure of stablility.
  • Don't use FIBCs under new conditions without consulting the manufacturers.
  • Don't use second hand FIBCs.