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SINGLE USE MEWP CHECK
This checklist should be carried out before EVERY use of any scissor lift or cherry picker.
Please check that all elements stated below are present and correct against the machine in question.
If the machine is not satisfactory then report it to your manager IMMEDIATELY and DO NOT USE THE MACHINE.
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That I have carried out the relevant checks on the items listed and they are in a satisfactory state Documentation 1 Current thorough examination certificate (within last six months) 2 Manufacturer's operator manual 3 Rescue plan Wheels/tyres 4 Wheel security (nuts & retainers tight and in place) 5 Tyre pressure 6 Tyres free from damage (cuts, splits, exposed braiding) Engine/power source 7 Fluid levels (engine oil, coolant, fuel) 8 Free from fluid leakage 9 Battery (electrolyte, security and charging plug condition acceptable) Hydraulics 10 Hydraulic fluid level 11 Free from leaks (hoses, pipe connections, rams, cylinders) Hoses and cables 12 Secure and free from cuts, chaffing, bulges 13 Power track cable trays free from damage and debris Outriggers, stabilisers 14 Acceptable condition of pins/retainers, footplate 15 Spreader plates (present secure and fit for use 16 Interlocks (functioning, engaged) Chassis, boom and scissor pack 17 General condition acceptable (no damage, misalignment, corrosion) 18 No cracks in welds 19 Pins, retainers and chains free from wear 20 Canopies, guards, engine covers secure and free from damage Platform or cage 21 Steps for access/egress (secure, undamaged & clear) 22 Entrance gate, guard rails and retaining pins present and correct 23 Harness anchor points 24 Clear of rubbish, debris and obstructions Decals and signage 25 ID plate, safety, warning and information decals legible 26 Controls (clear and identifiable) 27 Platform loads (SWL, max wind speed, max no of persons) FUNCTION CHECKS Using both ground and platform controls 28 Security device (power isolator, keypad, smart card) 29 Function enable (ignition key, foot switch, hold to run device) 30 Emergency stops and emergency lowering system 31 All switches, function controls (move freely, do not stick) 32 Lifting functions (raise, lower, slew, tele-out, tele-in) 33 Travel functions (forward, reverse, steer, brakes) 34 Elevated drive speed (reduced or prevented) 35 Lights, beacons, warning devices 36 Alarms (tilt, descent and travel) 37 Limit switches (e.g. descent, load outreach, rotation 38 Pothole protection device (fully deploys and retracts) 39 Oscillating axle locks, extending axles 40 Accessories, power to platform, extending decks 41 Jacks-legs, stabilisers, outriggers, levelling devices
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