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Reach Stacker Inspection Checklist

A reach stacker inspection checklist is a document that outlines the steps to inspect a reach stacker before operation. It ensures the machine is in good working condition, reducing accidents and downtime. Items checked include brakes, steering, tires, hydraulic systems, lifting mechanisms, leaks, lights, and signals.

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1. General Check
Operator's PPEs
Driver' licence
Operator attended Reach Stacker training Course?
Road licence/ Motor vehicle license
Revenue sticker
Go to safety week
Warning sticker ( 7M away) - Kaa mbali na mashine zaidi ya Mita 7
Pre- start checklist signed by the supervisor and driver?
Boom, superstructure or welds: wear, conditioned, rust, loose parts.
Hydraulic rams/ hoses/ lines.
Wheels/ tyre pressure and condition.
Cabin/ ROPS/ FOPS for damage or wear.
Fluid levels: engine oil, hydraulic oil level, transmission oil, brake
Fuel levels, engine oil, hydraulic oil level, transmission oil, brake fluids, coolant, power steering fluid.
General condition: signs of visual weakness, stress welds, paint separation.
Outriggers/ stabilisers: clean, secure
Windows and mirrors: clean, secure.
Nuts, bolts, pins, connection points,: any damage, wear, loose parts
Decals and signage
Leaks under vehicle.
Safety devices including extinguisher.
2. Internal Cabin Check
Levers and gears for wear. Damage, labels
General wear and tear
Seat and seat belt
Logbook, running sheet, vehicles history, service sheets: present and correct.
3. Start-up Check.
Test for free-play on the steering
Test pressure on brake pedals.
Start the machine
Warm up for at least three minutes
Test all lights and indicators
Test the hooter
Test the tilt cylinders
Test the lifting cylinders
Air conditioning
Check all gauges and instruments: fuel, engine temperature, hydraulic.
Test the park brake
Test the foot brake
GPS/ Positioning system
Outriggers/ stabilisers functioning
Communication Equipment
General housekeeping inside the cab
4. Spreader Check
Rotation device
Tilt cylinder
Side shift wagon
T- beam
Spreader signalling lamps.
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Driver's Signature
QHSE Representative
QHSE Auditor Signature
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What Is a Reach Stacker Inspection Checklist and Why Is It Important?

A reach stacker inspection checklist is a document that outlines the specific steps that should be taken to inspect a reach stacker before it is put into operation. This checklist is used to ensure that the reach stacker is in good working condition and that it is safe to use.

The inspection checklist typically includes items such as checking the brakes, steering system, tires, and hydraulic system. It may also include items such as checking for leaks, inspecting the lifting mechanism, and checking the lights and signals.

Using a reach stacker inspection checklist is important because it helps to prevent accidents and injuries that can occur if the machine is not properly maintained. Regular inspections can help to identify potential issues before they become serious problems, which can help to reduce downtime and increase productivity.

Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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