If a completed checklist form is not present on the bulldozer, then the bulldozer may not be operated until a checklist is completed.
If the bulldozer is safe to operate:
If the bulldozer is unsafe to operate:
Department manager/supervisor should retain all Pre-Operational Inspection Checklist forms for each vehicle for six months. The file should be updated each month with the previous month's checklists thrown away so that the company always has a constant six-month record retention on these forms should an inspection occur.
Personal protective equipment
Mounting and dismounting
Inspection and repairs
Refer to company and manufacturer’s procedures on lockout. Communications while assisting in mechanical repairs – When operators are assisting mechanics to repair machines, clear communications must be established prior to starting the tasks. The operator and the mechanic must each know who will be responsible for:
The operator must have a clear understanding of what is to be done and follow the specific lockout instructions and instructions given by the mechanic responsible for performing the job.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)