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PRE-SHIFT INSPECTION – OVERHEAD BRIDGE CRANE

This pre-use checklist intends to identify defects and safety hazards before operation. The main aim of a pre-start checklist inspection is to ensure that your equipment is safe to use.
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07/15/2022

PRE-SHIFT INSPECTION – OVERHEAD BRIDGE CRANE

This pre-use checklist intends to identify defects and safety hazards before operation. The main aim of a pre-start checklist inspection is to ensure that your equipment is safe to use.
  • Company:

  • Operator Name:

  • Crane ID:

  • Date:

  • Location:

  • Locate Crane Main Disconnect Switch or Breaker Panel (Ensure it is Clearly Labeled).

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check for Compass on the Crane.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Pendant Control or Controllers – Up, Down, East, West, North & South.

  • Ensure When Function is Activated it Correspondes with the Directional Markings on the Pendant. Example Hoist Motion up goes “Up” and “Down” goes down.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Make Sure No Functions Will Work With The E-stop In. Make Sure The Bridge End Trucks Start and Stop Together.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Wire Rope or Chain for Damage – Worn, Cut, Kinked, Crushed, Spooling or Bird- Caged Cable.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Bottom Block – Damage to Side Cheeks, Sheaves.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Hook – Bending, Spreading, Cracks, Safety Latch is Present and Working.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Capacity Marking On Hook Block, Hoist, Trolley and Bridge.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Upper Limit Switch – Hook Block Stop or Clutch Type.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Brake System – Trolley, Bridge and Hoist

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Trolley and Bridge Travel – Make Sure Stops Are In Place and Limits Working (If Equipped With Travel Limits). Also Make Sure Travel Path is Clear of Obstructions.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Hoist Gearing System – For Any Unusual Noises.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • O Check Rails During Operation – For Unusual Wear or Noise.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Lubrication – For Leaks and/or Excess Grease.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Inspect Rigging Equipment to be Utilized – Slings, Shackles and Guide Ropes. Use Personnel Protection Equipment and Check Certification Date.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Operator Signature

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  • Supervisor Signature

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