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Jib Crane Pre-Shift Inspection

Use this pre-operation checklist for inspections and maintenance, equipment failures can have a major effect on business costs, cause unscheduled outages and most importantly, could cause major and possibly deadly safety hazards.
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07/15/2022

Jib Crane Pre-Shift Inspection

Use this pre-operation checklist for inspections and maintenance, equipment failures can have a major effect on business costs, cause unscheduled outages and most importantly, could cause major and possibly deadly safety hazards.
  • Company:

  • Operator Name:

  • Date:

  • Crane ID:

  • Location:

  • Locate Crane Main Disconnect Switch or Breaker Panel

  • (Ensure It is Clearly Labeled)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Pendant Control or Controllers

  • Up, Down, East, West, North, South – Ensure When Function is Activiated It Correspondes With the Directional Markings of the Pendant. Example Hoist Motion “Up” goes up and “Down” goes down. Make Sure No Functions Will Work With The E-stop In.

    • 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 Hook

  • Bent, Spreading, Cracks Safety Stop, and Latch are Present and Working

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

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Upper Limit Switch

  • Hook Block Stop or Clutch Type.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Braking Systems.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check Trolley

  • 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
  • Check Rotation 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, Guide Ropes – Use Personnel Protection Equipment, and Check Certification Date.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • CAUTION: IF ANY MALFUNCTIONS OR UNUSUAL NOISES ARE OBSERVED, STOP USING THE CRANE/HOIST AND CONTACT YOUR SUPERVISOR OR SAFETY COODINATOR IMMEDIATELY. PERSONNEL USING MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT MUST BE TRAINED AND QUALIFIED TO THE LEVELS REQUIRED FOR THAT SPECIFIC TYPE OF EQUIPMENT

  • Operator Signature:

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  • Supervisor Signature

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