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Safety & Maintenance Checklist: Pipelayers

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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

  • Underneath Of Machine (Final Drive Leaks, Leaks Underneath Machine, Belly Guard Leaks, Pivot Shaft Leaks, Damage)
  • Overall Undercarriage (Packing/Debris buildup)
  • Idlers & Rollers (Leaks, Damage, Wear)
  • Drive Sprockets (Wear, Damage, Loose Bolts)
  • Track Assembly (Tightness)
  • Steps And Handholds (Condition And Cleanliness)
  • Overall Machine (Loose Or Missing Nuts & Bolts, Loose Guards, Cleanliness)
  • Drawworks (Damage or Excessive Wear)
  • Cable (Wear, Broken Strands, Kinks, Wedges are Properly Seated)
  • Hook and Safety Latch (Bent, Twisted, Latch Closes Smoothly Against the Hook)
  • Winches (Oil Leaks)
  • Winch Cable Drums (Even Wraps, Cable Crushing)
  • Tow Winch (If Applicable) (Inspect Cable for Kinks, Broken Strands)

Engine Compartment

  • Engine Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Coolant (Fluid Level)
  • Air Filter (Restriction Indicator)
  • Radiator (Fin Blockage, Leaks)
  • All Hoses (Cracks, Wear Spots, Leaks)
  • All Belts (Tightness, Wear, Cracks)
  • Overall Engine Compartment (Trash Or Dirt Buildup, Leaks)
  • Fuel/Water Separator (Drain/Clean)

On the Machine, Outside the Cab

  • Fuel Tank (Fuel Level, Damage, Leaks, Drain water and sediment from fuel tank into a suitable container)
  • Hydraulic Oil Tank (Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Fire Extinguisher (Charge, Damage)
  • Windshield Wipers & Washers (Wear, Damage, Fluid Level)
  • Pivot Shaft (Oil Level)
  • Batteries & Hold Downs (Cleanliness, Loose Bolts & Nuts)
  • Transmission Oil (Fluid Level)

Inside the Cab

  • ROPS (Damage)
  • Seat (Adjustment, Brake Travel)
  • Seat Belt & Mounting (Damage, Wear, Adjustment)
  • Horn, backup alarm, lights (Proper Function)
  • Overall Cab Interior (Cleanliness)