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Appendix II: Industrial Truck Association (ITA) Truck Classes

  • Issued: July 1999
  • Content last reviewed: June 2009

Class 1 - Electric Motor Rider Trucks

  • Lift Code 1  Counterbalanced Rider Type, Stand Up
  • Lift Code 4  Three Wheel Electric Trucks, Sit Down
  • Lift Code 5  Counterbalanced Rider Type, Cushion Tires, Sit Down
  • Lift Code 6  Counterbalanced Rider, Pneumatic or Either Type Tire, Sit Down (includes high- and low- platform)

Class 2 - Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Trucks

  • Lift Code 1  High Lift Straddle
  • Lift Code 2  Order Picker
  • Lift Code 3  Reach Type Outrigger
  • Lift Code 4  Side Loaders, Turret Trucks, Swing Mast and Convertible Turret/Stock Pickers
  • Lift Code 6  Low Lift Pallet and Platform (Rider)

Class 3 - Electric Motor Hand Trucks

  • Lift Code 1  Low Lift Platform
  • Lift Code 2  Low Lift Walkie Pallet
  • Lift Code 3  Tractors (Draw Bar Pull Under 999 lbs.)
  • Lift Code 4  Low Lift Walkie/Center Control
  • Lift Code 5  Reach Type Outrigger
  • Lift Code 6   High Lift Straddle
  • Lift Code 7  High Lift Counterbalanced
  • Lift Code 8  Low Lift Walkie/Rider Pallet

Class 4 - Internal Combustion Engine Trucks - Cushion Tires Only

  • Lift Code 3  Fork, Counterbalanced (Cushion Tire)

Class 5 - Internal Combustion Engine Trucks - Pneumatic Tires Only

  • Lift Code 4  Fork, Counterbalanced (Pneumatic Tire)

Class 6 - Electric and Internal Combustion Engine Tow Tractors

  • Lift Code 1  Sit-Down Rider (Draw Bar Pull Over 999 lbs.)

Class 7 - Rough Terrain Fork Lift Trucks

  • Lift Code 1  All Rough Terrain Lift Trucks

Class 8 - Personnel and Burden Carriers

  • Lift Code 1  All Personnel and Burden Carriers

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