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Safety & Maintenance Checklist: Forest Machines

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You can conduct this checklist for free on the Checkbuster platform. You can use a lap-top, PC or the free inspection App

From The Ground

  • Grapple (Excessive Wear or Damage, Leaks)
  • Boom and Stick (Excessive Wear or Damage)
  • Implement Cylinders (Excessive Wear, Damage, Leaks)
  • Underneath Of Machine (Final Drive Leaks, Damage)
  • Overall Undercarriage (Packing/Debris buildup)
  • Idlers & Rollers (Leaks, Damage, Wear)
  • Drive Sprockets (Wear, Damage, Loose Bolts)
  • Track Assembly (Tightness, Damage, Bent or Broken Shoes)
  • Swing Bearing (Damage, Loose or Missing Bolts)
  • Underneath Of Machine (Final Drive Leaks, Damage)
  • Steps And Handholds (Condition And Cleanliness)
  • Overall Machine (Loose Or Missing Nuts & Bolts, Loose Guards, Cleanliness)

Engine Compartment

  • Engine Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Swing Drives (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Coolant (Fluid Level)
  • Air Filter (Restriction Indicator)
  • Radiator (Debris, Damage, Leaks)
  • All Hoses (Cracks, Wear Spots, Leaks)
  • All Belts (Tightness, Wear, Cracks)
  • Overall Engine Compartment (Trash Or Dirt Buildup, Leaks)

On The Machine, Outside The Cab

  • Fire Extinguisher (Charge, Damage)
  • Windshield Wipers & Washers (Wear, Damage, Fluid Level)
  • Fuel Tank (Fuel Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • (Hydraulic Oil Tank Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Batteries & Hold Downs (Cleanliness, Loose Bolts & Nuts)

Inside The Cab

  • Falling Object Guard (Damage)
  • Seat (Adjustment)
  • Horn, backup alarm, lights (Proper Function)
  • Seat Belt & Mounting (Damage, Wear, Adjustment)
  • Overall Cab Interior (Cleanliness)