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Safety & Maintenance Checklist: Vibratory Soil Compactors

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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

  • Tires, Wheels, Lug Nuts, Stem Caps (Inflation, Leaks, Damage, Wear)
  • Leveling Blade (Excessive Wear, Damage, Leaks)
  • Cutting Edges (Leveling Blade) (Excessive Wear, Damage)
  • Drum Scrapers (Excessive Wear, Damage)
  • Drum Cooling Oil (Leaks)
  • Vibratory Support (Leaks)
  • Eccentric Weight Housing (Leaks)
  • Isolation Mounts (Damage, Cracking, Splitting)
  • Steering Cylinders / Ends (Damage, Wear / Leaks)
  • Steps and Handholds (Condition, Cleanliness)
  • Underneath Machine (Leaks, Damage)
  • Axles – Final Drives (Axle / Drum) (Leaks, Damage, Wear)
  • Hydraulic Tank & Filters (Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Fuel Tank (Fuel Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • All Covers and Guards (Damage, Securely Attached)
  • Lights, Front and Rear, Beacon (Function, Damage to Lens, Housing, or Wiring)
  • Battery Compartment (Cleanliness, Loose Nuts & Bolts)

Engine Compartment

  • Engine Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Coolant (Fluid Level)
  • Radiator /AC Condenser/Oil Cooler (Fin Blockage, Leaks)
  • All Hoses (Cracks, Wear Spots, Leaks)
  • Fuel Filters / Water Separator (Leaks / Drain Water)
  • All belts (Tension, Wear, Cracks)
  • Air Filter (Service Indicator)
  • Overall Engine Compartment (Trash Or Dirt Buildup, Leaks)

On The Machine, Outside The Cab

  • Handholds (Condition and Cleanliness)
  • ROPS (Damage, Loose Mounting Bolts)
  • Fire Extinguisher (Charge, Damage)
  • Windshield, Windows (Broken Glass, Cleanliness)
  • Windshield Wipers / Washers (Wear, Damage / Fluid Level)
  • Doors (Open properly, broken glass)

Inside The Cab

  • Seat (Adjustment-Height, Weight, Able to Reach Pedals)
  • Seat Belt & Mounting (Damage, Wear, Adjustment, Age)
  • Horn, backup alarm, lights (Proper Function)
  • Mirrors (Damage, Adjust for Best Visibility)
  • Gauges, Indicators, Switches, Controls (Damage, function)
  • Overall Cab Interior (Cleanliness)