Mechanical Lifting Checklist

Container Properly Stored?

All items secured: No loose items?

Contents as per shipping list?

No risk of spill or fluids leaking?

Equipment clean, free of oil, rags, etc. ?

Loading conforms to company and DOT codes?

MSDS with container?

Container has proper labeling?

Doors closed and properly secured?

Forklift pockets clear of debris?

Rigging and sling color code up to date?

Outside and top of unit clear of debris?

Check lifting points.

Unit is free from the deck?

Unit is within safe working load of carrier and rigging?

Outside of unit checked of loose tools or parts?


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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.