Machine checks

MEWP Check List

Are all guards in position?

Is the machine structurally sound?

Is the parking break on and working?

Are all the decals in place and legible?
(are all controls clearly marked?)

Are there any signs of leaks, Hydraulics, Fuel and Oil?

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Are all hydraulic levels correct?

Are all hydraulic hoses in good condition?

Are the wheels in good condition?
(Tyre Pressure, wheel nuts, etc)

Is the basket clean and free from defects and obstructions?

Are Harness anchor points in the basket in good condition?

Is there sufficient fuel/battery power?

Disconnect electrical supply.

Start Machine.

Are ALL emergency stop buttons in working order?

Are all the gauges and warning lights/audible alarm warning devices working correctly?

Are all the stabilizer legs deploying correctly?

Do ALL 4 foot plates (individually) activate alarm when raised in work mode?

Are there any leaks from the rams/hydraulic pipes when operating the machine?

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Are all controls operating correctly

Are all the booms operating correctly?

Are the safety harnesses in good condition?

Is the emergency lowering system operating correctly?

Is the machine in safe working condition?

L.O.L.E.R Certificate in date?

Machine type: Nifty Lift 170

Owner of Machine: Longleat Enterprises, Grounds and Gardens Department.

Serial Number: 1720830






Site Assessment

Ground Type

Other & Any Action Required


Action required

Trip Hazzards

Action required


Action required


Action required

Other site activities
Public access

What are the weather conditions?

Is the wind speed and direction at a safe level? Below 28mph

Emergency action plan

Emergency action plan

Location name and grid reference if known

Type of access

Nearest road.
A362 picket post roundabout

Ambulance meeting point.
Picket post - st842411
Front house - st809430

Helicopter landing site grid reference.
Park hill - st837433
Lodge - st808428

Nearest landline telephone number.
Both you - 01985 845 411/507
Estate office - 01985 844 400

Radio call signs

Mobile phone signal strength

Sign Off

Date and time
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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.