Inspection

Make and Model

Hours

Power Off Checks

Wheels & Tires

Axles

Lights/Strobes

Mirrors/Visibility Aids

Belts/Hoses

Cables/Wires

Engine Free of Debris

Battery Terminals Tight

Battery Clean/Dry/Secure

Hydraulic Cylinders/Rods

Hydraulic Hoses/Lines/Fittings

Hydraulic Pins/Locks

Engine Oil

Engine Coolant

Hydraulic Oil

Fuel/Battery

Cab/Glass/Doors

Emergency Exit

Entry Exit Steps

ROPS/FOPS

Counterweight/Counterweight Bolts

Fire Extinguisher

Articulated frame lock present/functional

Bucket & cutting edge/work attachment

Loader arm pins

Power On Checks

Unit starts and runs properly

Instruments/Gauges

Hour Meter

Warning Lights/Audible Alarms

Fuel level

Horn/audible warning device(s)

Controls - Drive (Forward/Reverse)

Steering - Left/Right

Attachment Controls - All Movements

Wipers

Seatbelt Inspected & Fastened

General

Housekeeping

Manufacturer’s operating manuals

Decals/Warning Placards

Misc parts - loose/missing/broken

Workplace Inspection

Drop-offs or holes

Bumps and floor/ground obstructions

Debris

Overhead obstructions

Energized power lines

Hazardous locations

Ground surface and support conditions

Pedestrian/vehicle traffic

Wind and weather conditions

Other possible hazards

Comments

Operator
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.