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Powered Pallet Truck Pre-use Inspection Checklist

The powered pallet jack pre-operational Inspection checklist will help keep your equipment, workers, and company safe from any potential harms. This will also lower downtime and safe your company money for future repairs.
MaintainX
07/15/2022

Powered Pallet Truck Pre-use Inspection Checklist

The powered pallet jack pre-operational Inspection checklist will help keep your equipment, workers, and company safe from any potential harms. This will also lower downtime and safe your company money for future repairs.
  • Operator:

  • Company:

  • Location:

  • Make & Model:

  • Hour Meter Reading:

    Meter name
    Unit
  • Date:

  • Unit No.:

  • POWER OFF CHECKS

  • Wheels and Tires

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Lights/Strobes

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Battery/Battery compartment:

  • Cables and connectors in working order

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Clean/Dry

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Secure from movement/Battery gates

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Debris

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hydraulics:

  • Cylinders/Rods

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hoses/Lines/Fittings

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Cylinders/Rods

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Fluids:

  • Hydraulic oil (level)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hydraulic oil (leaks)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Battery (Level)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Battery (Leaks)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Data/Capacity plate

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Windows/Glass/Gates

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Lifting Attachment(s)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Counterweight/Counterweight bolt(s)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hood/Covers/Panels

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Mast – lift chains/rollers

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Rider platform functioning

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Grounding strap

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Other:

  • POWER ON CHECKS

  • Unit starts and runs properly

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Instruments/Gauges

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Warning lights/audible alarms

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Charge leve

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Horn/audible warning device(s)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Function controls:

  • Hold to run

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Mast & carriage – raise/lower/tilt/swing

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Lifting attachment – proper movement

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Drive – forward/reverse

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Steer – left/right

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Braking:

  • Plugging

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Drive/function-enable

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Emergency quick disconnect

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Other:

  • GENERAL

  • Housekeeping

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Manufacturer's operating manuals

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Decals/Warnings/Placards

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Misc. parts – loose/missing/broken

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • WORKPLACE INSPECTION

  • Drop-offs or holes

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Bumps and floor/ground obstructions

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Debris

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Overhead obstructions

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Energized power lines

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hazardous locations

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Ground surface and support conditions

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Pedestrian/vehicle traffic

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Wind and weather conditions

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Other possible hazards

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Report any problems found to your supervisor/employer. ALWAYS lock/tag-out unsafe equipment.

  • COMMENTS

  • Operator’s initials:

  • Alternative operator’s initials:

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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