The Pre-Start Inspection should include each of the following:
Check all surfaces for leakage (oil, fuel, or battery fluid) or foreign objects
Report any leakage to the proper maintenance personnel.
Inspect the machine structure for dents, damage, weld or parent metal cracks or other discrepancies
Decals and Placards
Check all for cleanliness and legibility. Make sure none of the decals and placards are missing. Make sure all illegible decals and placards are cleaned or replaced
Operation and Safety Manuals
Ensure a copy of the Operation and Safety Manual, AEM Safety Manual (ANSI markets only), and ANSI Manual of Responsibilities (ANSI markets only) are enclosed in the weather-resistant storage box.
Charge as required
(Combustion Engine Powered Machines) – Add the proper fuel as necessary.
Engine Oil Supply
Ensure that the engine oil level is at the full mark on the dipstick and the filler cap is secure
Be sure to check the engine oil and the hydraulic oil levels
Refer to the Accessories section in this manual or the accessory installed upon the machine for specific inspection, operation, and maintenance instructions.
Once the Walk-Around Inspection is com- plete, perform a functional check of all systems in an area free of overhead and ground level obstructions.
Keep gate and surrounding area clean and unobstructed.
Check that gate closes properly and is not bent or damaged
Keep gate closed at all times except when entering/exiting the platform and loading/unloading materials.
Lanyard Anchorage Points
JLG Industries, Inc. recommends personnel in the platform wear a full body harness with a lanyard attached to an authorized lanyard anchorage point.
WARNING: IF THE MACHINE DOES NOT OPERATE PROPERLY, TURN OFF THE MACHINE IMMEDIATELY! REPORT THE PROBLEM TO THE PROPER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. DO NOT OPERATE THE MACHINE UNTIL IT IS DECLARED SAFE FOR OPERATION.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)