Check proper attachment to hydrostatic release to cradle.
Assure outer straps are in place and undamaged.
Check painter line is securely attached.
Inspect foam integrity and condition of reflecting material.
Assure each is equipped with a functioning whistle and light.
Check for any tears or damage.
Check each life buoy is properly stowed and in good condition.
Make sure lights, smoke signals and lifelines are all present and attached.
Check EPIRB's are stowed in its proper location.
Check SARTS are stowed in its proper location.
Test operation of lamp in battery and 12V power.