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Daily Checks

  • Oil Fuel & Coolant Levels : Check as per manufacturer’s recommendations.

  • Oil Fuel & Coolant Leaks : Visual check for any leaks.

  • Wheels, Tyres and Tracks : Overall condition, presence of wheel nuts, No obvious punctures, lack of air pressure or dangerous damage to tread or side walls. Loose or damaged tracks,

  • Instruments : Check that all instruments and gauges are functioning correctly.

  • Controls : Test operation of machine controls including steering, raising lowering, turning

  • Audible Warnings : Test functionality of all audible warning systems.

  • Levelling Devices : Check operation of all levelling devices.

  • Emergency Lowering : Test functionality of machine emergency lowering system.

  • Devices

  • Emergency Stops : Test functionality of all emergency stops

  • Battery Condition : Visual examination of condition of battery

  • Retaining Pins : Check presence and security of all retaining pins

  • Basket and Handrails : Visually examine basket/ handrails for damage/ cracks.

  • Steps/ Ladders : Check overall condition, particularly bottom step and treads.

  • Machine Structure : Check for signs of cracking or structural failures affecting the safe operation of the machine.

  • Machine Guards : Check all guards on the machine are in place and secure.

  • Machine Isolator : Check function of machine lockable isolator

  • Brakes : Test functionality in designated area as per local rules.

  • Hand Brake : Check operation of machine handbrake as per local rules.
  • Harnesses & Fall

  • Prevention Equipment : Visual check of condition of harnesses/ lanyards/ ropes, condition of anchor points.

  • Two way radios : Check two way radio communication systems are operating correctly.