Tacho reading (Km)
Is there a trailer or towed vehicle?
All checks must include the primary and secondary (towed) vehicle - use the dedicated Trailer Inspection app.
Fleet Number of trailer
Check that the tow vehicle and trailer are compatible e.g. Within acceptable towing limits.
Fill tank (s) to FULL prior to leaving the depot
Check tyres for tread & studs all secure - include spare(s)
Check park brake(s) correct adjustment - remember to check any trailer brakes
Check the brakes and steering are operating correctly in a static location - remember to check the operation of any braked trailers to ensure brake bias is correct
Check brakes and steering are operating correctly in a SLOW SPEED environment and before the vehicle leaves the depot
Check all lights, indicators, hazard lights, hazard beacons and reverse warning beepers are operating correctly
Check mirrors/windows/washers are operating correctly
Check horn and any plant and equipment warning alarms and safety systems are operating correctly
Check seat and seatbelts are in good working order
Check straps, chains and load restraints are in good working order and are not showing signs of wear that might jeopardise restraint capability
Check that there are no unrestrained loads on the vehicle including tools, materials etc. and that all cupboard doors are secure
Check: oil, brake fluid and water levels are adequate
Check that any buckets, cutting edges, teeth, ground engagement equipment and sweeping brushes associated with the operation of any carried plant, equipment or machinery are all serviceable
Check that any grease-able or oil lubricated joints are serviced as required
Explain reason for not lubricating this asset ..
Check fire extinguisher with Tag / Date
Check communications in good working order
Check Signs, labels and plates are in good order and clearly visible e.g. SWL, Long Vehicle, Hazchem etc.
Check exhaust system is operating correctly and is not too noisy
Ensure all the correct PPE and any road signage and cones are available and adequate for the job.
Check first aid kit available
Walk around the exterior of the vehicle (s) to check:
There is no damage that might affect the operation of the vehicle,
That it is clean and presentable,
That everything is operating correctly.
Are any items in this checklist that you have marked as being 'Defective' or 'unacceptable' ?
Is there anything that raises concern such that you are unable to use this vehicle ?
Provide details here ....
Immediately report this to your supervisor and await further instruction. DO NOT USE OR MOVE THE VEHICLE, PLANT OR EQUIPMENT until notified otherwise.
You should be aware that by signing this inspection, you are acknowledging that you have fully completed this inspection