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Mobile crane daily inspection checklist

03 Jun 2020 - Flaaim

1 – Pre Start-up Walk-around

  1. Cab–glass/doors/2ndexit
  2. Steps/ladder – secure/clean
  3. Wheels & tires – rims/lug nuts/tire condition/ inflation
  4. Boom – angle indicator/jib/condition
  5. Main/auxiliary hoist(s) – hook/attachment/block/sheaves/wire rope
  6. Hydraulics – cylinders/hosing/pins/fittings/fluid level
  7. Turntable – ring & pinion condition
  8. Engine – fluids/belts/hoses/leaks/debris
  9. Battery/batteries – secure/electrolyte level/ connections clean & tight
  10. Counterweight–secure/condition
  11. Drum(s) – condition/line spooled properly
  12. Air(brake)tanks –condition/water drained/ petcock closed
  13. Outriggers/stabilizers – condition/leaks
  14. Lights/strobes – condition
  15. Warning decals – in place/ condition/ legible

2 – Interior Cab Checks

  1. Housekeeping
  2. Fire extinguisher
  3. Manufacturer’s Operating Manual
  4. Log book
  5. Inspection Certificate
  6. External Certification
  7. Load charts/range diagrams
  8. Level indicator
  9. Seat belt

    3 – Start-up

  10. Instrumentation – warning
  11. Oil pressure
  12. Air (brake) pressure
  13. Coolant temperature
  14. Battery charge rate/level
  15. Fuel level
  16. Noises – engine sounds normal
  17. Lights
  18. Horn
  19. Accessories – wipers/heater/fan/radio
  20. LMI – functions/calibrated properly
  21. House lock-pin – disengaged (as applicable)
  22. Other:

    4 - Function Checks

  23. Boom – lift/lower/extend/retract
  24. Hoist(s) – raise/lower
  25. Turntable Swing
  26. Outriggers/stabilizers
  27. Steering
  28. Transmission – gear & direction
  29. Brakes
  30. Other:

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