Project Name: Project Location:
Inspected by: Date: Manufacturer:
Equipment #: Serial #:

CRANE INSPECTION

 

HOOK: Yes No
 1.   Throat opening more than 15%. ___ __
 2.   Hook in twisted (not straight or on one plane). ___ __
 3.   More than 10% wear at the throat. ___ __
 4.   Any cracks or corrosion ___ __
    
WEDGE SOCKETS: ___ __
 1.   Wire rope size and wedge socket is a proper match. ___ __
 2.   Dead end of wire rope extends at least 9 inches beyond wedge socket. ___ __
 3.   Dead end of the wire rope is secured properly. ___ __
  
SHEAVES:
 1.   The wire rope is seated properly in the sheaves. ___ __
 2.   The wire rope keepers (keeps cable from coming out of the sheaves) are in good shape. ___ __
 3.   Check the bolts on the sheave plates fortightness. ___ __
 4.   Check for any weld cracks. ___ __
 5.   Signs of bent or buckled panels or parts. ___ __
  
BOOM:
 1.   Hydraulic leaks. ___ __
 2.   Check all 4 sides of boom for bent parts or buckled panels. ___ __
 3.   Lattice boom extension is secured properly. ___ __
 4.   Lattice sections are not bent (each rib is straight). ___ __
  
TIRES:
 1.   Properly inflated (look on load charts for Manufacturing recommendations) ___ __
 2.   Cuts in the tires or bulges. ___ __
 
FLUIDS:
 1.   Crank case oil is clean and full. ___ __
 2.   Water is about 2 inches below cap. ___ __
 3.   Check hydraulic oil level. ___ __
  
MISCELLANEOUS:
 1.   Out rigger pads not cracked. ___ __
 2.  Hydraulic hoses in good condition. ___ __
 3.  The drum cable is properly spooled. ___ __
 4.   Handrails leading into crane cab are good. ___ __
 5.   Fire extinguisher is available. ___ __
 6.   Load chart is in cab. ___ __
 7.   Boom angle indicator is available and working. ___ __
 8.   Back alarm is working. ___ __
 9.   Engine is started and gauges are checked, working properly. ___ __
10.  Out riggers are extended out; working properly.  ___ __
11.   Crane is leveled, workin gproperly. ___ __
12.   Boom up, unlock the swing break, does it swing when level? ___ __
13.   Swing through 360 degrees, does boom angle indicator stay the same throughout rotation. ___ __
14.   Does the horn work. ___ __
15.   Does boom swing break work properly? ___ __
16.   Extend out the boom, are all sections extending evenly. ___ __
17.   Brakes & brake systems check out. ___ __
18.   Safety pressure relief valves check out.  ___ __

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