It is the users responsibility to inspect the machine before the start of each workday. It is recommended that each user inspect the machine before operation, even if the machine has already been put into service under another user. This Daily Walk-Around Inspection is the preferred method of inspection
In addition to the Daily Walk-Around Inspection, be sure to include the following as part of the daily inspection:
Check all standing surfaces for oil, fuel and hydraulic oil spillage and foreign objects. Ensure overall cleanliness.
Keep all information and operating placards clean and unobstructed. Cover when spray painting or shot blasting to protect legibility
Operators and Safety Manual
Ensure a copy of this manual is enclosed in the manual storage box.
Ensure a machine operating record or log is kept. Check to see that it is current and that no entries have been left uncleared, leaving machine in an unsafe condition for operation.
For those items pointed out in the Daily Walk-Around Inspection requiring daily lubrication Refer to Table 2-1, Lubrication Chart, for specific requirements.
Perform the following checks and services before attempting to operate the machine.
WARNING: TO AVOID INJURY DO NOT OPERATE A MACHINE UNTIL ALL MALFUNCTIONS HAVE BEEN CORRECTED. USE OF A MALFUNCTIONING MACHINE IS A SAFETY VIOLATION.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)