• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • Select date

  • Image of load(s)


  • Crane has annual certification?

  • Operator has completed daily checklist?

  • Barricade around outriggers?

  • Overhead power lines protected?


  • Slings free of pinched cables, bird cages, broken strands

  • Synthetic slings not showing signs of wear, worn spots, indicator threads showing

  • Are they the right sling for the job, rated, right angle, not too short or too long

  • Load labels present?

Spreader bar

  • Is the spread correct for the application

  • Any abnormal wear patterns on the spreader bar


  • Shackles: all the same size and rating

  • Are shackles on good lifting points

Dropped Objects

  • Have all loose items been removed from the load, are all objects staying on the load secured so not to fall or dislodge and shift the load

Tag lines

  • Tag lines on all loads?

  • Tag lines: are they long enough for the job

  • Tag lines: no knots or horse tails on the tag lines


  • Lifting points center the load?

  • Is the load going around a high risk area

  • Is the travel path clear of personnel

  • Is a copy of the lifting program on site for complex or heavy lifts


  • Add media

Completed safety Pre-lift Checklist

  • This load is safe and ready for lift

  • Authorizing signature

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