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Excavator Pre-Start Inspection Checklist & Defect Report

This pre-start 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.
MaintainX
07/16/2022

Excavator Pre-Start Inspection Checklist & Defect Report

This pre-start 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.
  • Site Address:

  • Plant:

  • Rego:

  • Operator:

  • Hours/Kms:

  • Walk Around Inspection

  • Hydraulic Cylinders (lub and checked)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hydraulics (No leaks or damage)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Quick hitch and pins (functional)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Seat and Seat belt (functional)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Safety bar

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • FOPs and side mesh

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Tyres correctly inflated and no damage

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • fluid leaks

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Rotating Beacon

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Transmission Oil

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Engine oil (level)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Coolant level and leaks

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hydraulic Oil

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Battery (Brackets Terminals and Levels)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Clean windows

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Attachments (check for damage)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Warning Decals

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Operational Check

  • Steering System (steers well)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Park Brake (holds on incline)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Stearing clutches (no excessive play)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Creep (Non when controls in neutral)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hydraulic Lockout

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Foot Pedals (Operate Correctly)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Ground Engaging Tools

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Precleaner (clean)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hom and reverse alarm

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Wipers and washers

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Gauges (operating correctly)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Hand Controlls (operate correctly)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Lights

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Cab interior

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Boom Arm (Extends to full travel)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Tilt/Crowd (Tilt and Crowd to full travel)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Foot pedals (operate correctly)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Auxiliary Hydraulics

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Remember to:

  • Actions required:

  • Actions taken:

  • Operator's signature:

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  • Date:

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