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MEWP PRE-USE INSPECTION CHECKLIST

This complete pre-operation checklist will help you verify that the equipment you will operate is in safe working order; it will also help reduce the risk of injury to you due to defective equipment.
MaintainX
07/15/2022

MEWP PRE-USE INSPECTION CHECKLIST

This complete pre-operation checklist will help you verify that the equipment you will operate is in safe working order; it will also help reduce the risk of injury to you due to defective equipment.
  • MACHINE:

  • SERIAL No:

  • WEEK COMMENCING:

  • THOROUGH EXAMINATION DUE DATE:

  • Day Examined:

  • VISUAL CHECKS

  • Documentation

  • Wheels/tyres

  • Engine/power source

  • Hydraulics

  • Hoses and cables

  • Outriggers, stabilisers

  • Chassis, boom and scissor pack

  • Platform or cage

  • Decals and signage

  • FUNCTION CHECKS

  • Using Ground (G) and Platform(P) controls

  • Security device (power isolator, keypad, smart card)

  • Function enable (ignition key, foot switch, hold to run device)

  • Emergency stops and emergency lowering system

  • All switches, function controls (move freely, do not stick)

  • Lifting functions (raise, lower, slew, tele-out, tele-in)

  • Travel functions (forward, reverse, steer, brakes)

  • Elevated drive speed (reduced or prevented)

  • Lights, beacons, warning devices

  • Alarms (tilt, descent and travel)

  • Limit switches (e.g. descent, load, outreach, rotation)

  • Pothole protection device (fully deploys and retracts)

  • Oscillating axle locks, extending axles

  • Accessories, power to platform, extending decks

  • Jacks-legs, stabilisers, outriggers, levelling devices

  • ALL FAULTS OR DEFECTS (8) TO BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO YOUR SUPERVISOR

  • OPERATOR NAME(S) AND PAL CARD NUMBER(S):

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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