New Machinery Induction Checklist
This form is to be completed by the Operator and Inspector when a piece of machinery is purchased or leased. All corrective actions must be noted on this form, corrected, then signed off as corrected prior to the machine being used. The fully completed form, including all corrective actions must be reviewed and signed off by the Principal (Owner/Operator).
Note: A corrective action is any modification or repair required to ensure machinery meets ACOP standards (section 6: Mobile Plant).
Machine Operator Name:
What crew is the machine to be allocated to:
- Excavator-Based Tailhold
- Mechanised Processor
Machine Make and Model
Contact Phone Number:
Location of Operating Manual:
Is the machine certified?
If 'YES' - Certification No:
Certification Tab Location:
Safety frame in good condition?
Any weld cracks on safety frame?
Machine guarding in place?
Any machine guarding welds cracked?
Seating bolted securely to floor
75mm wide seatbelt fitted
Seat height adjustable?
Seat weight adjustable?
Seat forward/back adjustable
Seat controls clearly marked?
Operator knows location and understands seat controls?
Seat controls easily reached?
Has an 'Operator Escape Hatch' been fitted?
If escape hatch fitted; does it open:
Can the Operator fit through the escape hatch?
- Water Spray
- Dry Chemical
Total number of extinguishers:
ID number of each extinguisher:
Are the extinguishers easily accessible?
If 'NO', why?
Are extinguishers charged?
Month/Year of last service
Fire suppression fitted?
Are handrails fitted?
Are handrails in good condition?
Are handrails suitable/adequate?
If 'NO', why?
Can all machine maintenance areas be safely reached?
Correct channels on RT for forest and crew
Fitted with flashing light?
Night loading lights fitted?
Any lights missing or damaged?
Reversing beeper fitted?
Reversing beeper in working order?
Are daily checks required by the Operator?
Will the daily checks be recorded?
Has the Operator been advised of the daily checks required and how to record (if applicable)?
Any Corrective actions?