Topics Covered in this PDF Checklist:
- Checking for visible damages including wire ropes, crane hook, outriggers. etc.
- Checking the machine condition such as control, brakes, warning signs and more
- Checking and inspecting the area of operation
- Checking for adequate housekeeping and other machinery house inspection
Other Crane Safety Checklists
Crane & Hoist Safety Program
Indiana University Office of Environmental Health and Safety has created a crane & hoist safety program to inform employees of requirements of working safely around cranes, to address and comply the OSHA regulations and to ensure a safe working environment for employees dealing around cranes. This covers general operating information, operating and inspection procedures, crane inspection and maintenance checklist.
Types of Cranes Requiring Certified Crane Operators
WorkSafeBC has produced a chart that illustrates the types of cranes that requires a certified crane operators in operating such equipment. This includes at most 30 types of cranes illustration with an indication of a yes or no, yes being the one requiring a certified crane operator.
Crane Safety Awareness Tech Guide
Cranes must be inspected and documented daily to avoid injuries or improper use. Georgia Tech has created a crane safety awareness tech guide to promote proper use and safety awareness to protect employees working around cranes. This covers preplanning to provide the appropriate crane for the certain operation, appropriate devices of the equipment and the properly trained operators who will handle the crane operation.