The Pre-Start Inspection should include each of the following:
Check all surfaces for leakage (oil or battery fluid) or foreign objects. Report this to the proper maintenance personnel.
Inspect the machine structure for dents, damage, weld or parent metal cracks or other discrepancies. Report this to the proper maintenance personnel.
Decals and Placards
Check all for cleanliness and legibility. Ensure none of the decals and placards are missing. Ensure all illegible decals and placards are cleaned or replaced.
Operation and Safety Manuals
Ensure that a copy of the Operation and Safety Manual, AEM Safety Manual (ANSI markets only), and ANSI Manual of Responsibilities (ANSI markets only) is enclosed in the weather resistant storage container.
Charge as required.
Hydraulic Oil Level
Check the hydraulic oil level in the pump reservoir, add as required.
Refer to the Accessories section in this manual or the accessory installed upon the machine for specific inspection, operation, and maintenance instructions.
Once the “Walk-Around” Inspection is complete, perform a functional check of all systems in an area free of overhead and ground level obstructions. Refer to Section 3 for more specific instructions on the operation of each function
Keep gate and surrounding area clean and unobstructed. Check that gate closes properly and is not bent or damaged. During operation keep gate closed.
Lanyard Anchorage Points
JLG Industries, Inc. recommends personnel in the platform wear a full body harness with a lanyard attached to an authorized lanyard anchorage point (1).
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