Equipment Groupings

 

 

 Below is a list of the ABA Workplace Transport Groups with images of each category. These images can help to define an equipment group if you are unsure what category it comes under. Find out further information on the ABA Groups.

Group A : Powered Pallet Trucks

 

A1 Pedestrian Pallet Truck

Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform and Low Lift Order-Picking Trucks

 

 

A2 Rider Pallet Truck

Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform and Low Lift Order-Picking Trucks

 

 

A3 Pedestrian Forklift Truck

Fork Lift Truck

 

 

A4 Rider

Rider Pallet Stacker

A5 Pedestrian 

Pallet Stacker

 

A6 Pedestrian

Straddle Truck

 

 

A7 Pedestrian 

Reach Truck

 

 

A8 Rider

Stand on Reach Truck

 

Group B : Counterbalance

 

B1 Rider

Counterbalance Lift Truck up to and including 5 Tonne

B2 Rider

Lift Truck over 5 Tonne and up to and including 15 Tonne

B3 Rider

Lift Truck over 15 Tonne

B4 Rider

Stand on Counterbalance

Group C : Sideloader

 

C1 Rider

Up to and including 5 Tonne

 

C2 Rider

Over 5 Tonne and up to and including 15 Tonne

C3 Rider

Over 15 Tonne

 

Group D : Reach

D1 Rider

Reach and Straddle Trucks – 3 to 8m

 

D2 Rider

Reach and Straddle Truck with a lift of 8m and over

 

Group E : Order Pickers

 

E1 Rider

Medium Lift up to and including 2.5m

 

E2 Rider

High lift over 2.5m

 

Group F : Very Narrow Aisle (VNA)

 

F1 Man Up

Rider Very Narrow Aisle Lateral Stacking Truck

F2 Man Down

Rider Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Truck

 

Group G : Container Handlers

G1 Rider

Straddle Carrier

G2 Rider

Counterbalanced Container Handling Truck

 

G3 Rider

Sideloader

G4 Rider

Telescopic

G5 Rider

Rough Terrain Telescopic

G6 Rider

Multi-Directional Straddle Carriers

 

Group H : Tow Tractor and Trailers

 

H1 Rider

Tow Tractor and Trailer

 

H2 Pedestrian

Tow Tug (including flip-up platform and Trailer)

 

H3 Rider

Tow Tractor over 30,000kg – for Aircraft Movement

 

Group J : Rough Terrain

 

J1 Rider

Masted Lift Truck

 

J2 Rider

Variable Reach / Telescopic up to 9m lift. 2 or 4 Wheel Steer / Articulated

 

J3 Rider

Telescopic above a 9m lift. 2 or 4 Wheel Steer / Articulated

 

J6 Rider

Variable Reach/ Telescopic. Rotating Turret. 2 or 4 Wheel Steer. Under 9m lift

 

J7 Rider

Variable Reach/ Telescopic. Rotating Turret. 2, 4 or 6 Wheel Steer. Over 9m lift

 

J8 Rider

Articulated 

 

Group J : Industrial Forklift

 

J4 Rider

Variable Reach Lift Truck. 2 or 4 Wheel Steer. Up to 9m lift

J5 Rider

High Lift Telescopic Truck. 2 or 4 Wheel Steer. Above 9m

 

Group M : Multi Directional 

M1 Rider

Multi Directional Lift Truck

M2 Rider

Multi Directional Sideloader

M3 Rider

Multi Directional Reach Truck

Group P : Pivot Steer

 

P1 Rider

Pivot Steer Truck

P2 Pedestrian

Pivot Steer Truck

 

Group T : Transportable (Truck Mounted)

 

T Rider

Transportable Mounted Truck

Group Z : Pallet Trucks

 

Z1 Pedestrian Manual / Semi Manual

Pallet Truck

 

Z2 Pedestrian Manual / Semi Manual

Platform Truck (including fixed type)

Z3 Pedestrian Manual / Semi Manual

Pallet Stacker

 

Z4 Pedestrian Manual / Semi Manual

Straddle Truck

 

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP)

 

1A Static Vertical

 

1B Static Boom

3A Mobile Vertical (Scissor Lift)

 

3B Mobile Boom