24 Safety checks to perform before putting your crane in operation

mobile-cranes checklist point
mobile-cranes checklist point


Crane inspection

    • Hook and Hook latch.Hook and hoo latch of crane
    • Over hoist limit switch.Over lomit switch of crane
    • Boom limit switch.boom limir cut off switch of crane
    • Boom angle indicator.boom angale indicator of crane
    • SLI Indicator (Safe load Indicator).SLI safe load indicator of crane
    • Boom limit cut off switch.boom limit cut off switch of crane
    • Condition of boom.crane boom condition
    • Condition of wire sling.condition for crane wire

    • No of Load lines.oad line of crane
    • Stability of crane.stablity of crane
    • Swing brake and lock.swing lock and break of crane
    • Hoist brake and lock.hoist break and lock
    • Boom brake and lock.boom break of crane
    • Main clutch of crane.
    • Leakage in hydraulic cylinder.eakage in hydraulic cylinder of crane
    • Out rigger fully extendable.crane outrigger
    • Condition of battery and lamps.Crane battery
    • Guards of moving part.Guards of moving part of crane

  • Load chart provided.load chart of crane
  • Reverse horn.
  • Load test certificate of TPI.
  • Operator fitness.
  • Fire extinguisher in operator cabin.
  • Tyre condition.

Also, check this points

  • Crane documents first to be verified
  • Second operator competency certificates whether he qualifies to operate or not
  • Then crane general condition
  • 3rd party certificates with licensed party
  • Operating area condition
  • Weather conditions
  • Area barricades
  • Swing area clear or not
  • Operating area should be no objections
  • All these things need to checked and have written checklist carryout inspection and give the approval to operate


  1. Dear sir pls share any document regarding how to check the load chart and it’s angle ,for that angle lifting weight capacity etc

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