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Fitness Equipment PM and Inspection Checklist: Daily

Gym equipment requires regular maintenance to keep it working properly. Use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
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07/26/2022

Fitness Equipment PM and Inspection Checklist: Daily

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Gym equipment requires regular maintenance to keep it working properly. Use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
  • Specific maintenance and inspection criteria for commonly used equipment:

  • Cable Motion Weight Machines Parts & Attachments

  • Cable attachment bars and associated parts such as triceps ropes, bars, straps, attachment grips, row handles, lat bars, straight bars, curl bars, ankle cuffs and straps, abs strap, etc., should be inventoried and inspected. A daily inspection is recommended for this equipment and should focus on the following parts and features:

  • Motorized and belted machinery (tread mills):

  • Elliptical:

  • Exercise Bike:

  • Besides equipment sanitation, daily inspections should include engaging the drive train to test for vibration in the pedals. Keep the proper tools on hand to tighten pedals and drive train tension, when necessary. Depending on frequency of use, weekly and monthly maintenance requires:

  • Resistance Bands (exercise belts):

  • Because these items are frequently misused, display instructions in a highly visible area. Parameters are usually provided by the manufacturer. Besides the band breaking, releasing the band while under tension also causes many accidents

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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