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Excavator Pre-Start Maintenance Check Template

Perform an excavator inspection pre-usage to ensure the safety of your employees and the longevity of your equipment. With this template it's easy to make sure you pay attention to all the details and don't forget anything so that you can perform regular excavator maintenance check-ups as a security and a preventive measure. .

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Excavator Pre-Start Maintenance Check Template


Date: Time:

Fleet number/rego


Critical Checks

If any of the following critical components are found to be defective the equipment is to be Locked and Tagged out and reported immediately. it shall not be operated until the fault has been rectified.

Check fire extinguisher / suppression systems

Check mirrors/windows/washers

Check Emergency Exits

Check operator warning systems & alarms

Check hose burst protection system

Check swing brake

Check travel alarm

Check lockable isolation points

Check steps and handrails

Check seating and seatbelts

Check emergency shutdown & isolation

Check communications

Check fuel injection system & hydraulic hoses

Fluid Levels

Check engine/swing drive and hydraulic oil

Check fuel coolant oil leaks

Check engine coolant ( Site glass check only)

Conditional Checks

Check exhaust system

Check cabin

Check booms/stick/boom pins/cracks

Check frame and body cracks

Check visible wiring protected

Check tracks /final drive condition

Check ground engaging tool

Check first aid kits

Check signs/ labels/SWL are displayed

Check alternator /A/C Belt

Check engine management system

Check lifting attach /slings / shackles / hooks

Check quick hitch

Operational Checks

Check operational functions

Check lights / warning lights / beacon are working

Check Air conditioning is working

Check horn is working

Check tracks and final drives

Records hours reading

IMPORTANT: Check around plant before moving off

Signed by operator

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