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Sec.1-0-0 Flight Information
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Sec. 2-0-0 Aircraft Arrival
Sec. 2-1-0 Pre-Aircraft Arrival

2-1-1 Ramp personnel at gate 5 minutes before arrival?

2-1-2 Ramp personnel conduct arrival/safety briefing?

2-1-3 Ramp personnel wearing hearing protection on arrival?

2-1-4 Operational Safety Zone clear of equipment and personnel before aircraft arrival?

2-1-5 Operational Safety Zone clear of FOD before aircraft arrival?

2-1-6 Jet bridge stowed properly (designated spot or fully retracted) prior to aircraft arrival?

2-1-7 Chocks used to delineate stop mark (abeam appropriate A/C marking, Marshaller's right side of lead-in-line)?

Sec. 2-2-0 Aircraft Arrival

2-2-1 Marshaller in position for arrival (maintains contact with Flight Crew)?

2-2-2 Marshaller utilized proper hand signals?

2-2-3 Marshaller used safety wands for arrival (lighted when required)?

2-2-4 Wingwalker(s) in position to receive aircraft (able to observe threats & Marshaller)?

2-2-5 Wingwalker(s) uses appropriate signals during arrival (Clear or Stop)?

2-2-6 Wingwalker(s) utilized safety wands for arrival (lighted when required)?

2-2-7 No GSE operated in Operational Safety Zone during aircraft arrival?

2-2-8 Aircraft parked correctly on designated spot?

Sec. 2-3-0 Securing Aircraft

2-3-1 Signal it is safe to approach an A/C only given by Marshaller when engines are off, nose chocked and beacon off?

2-3-2 Crew doesn't approach aircraft until receiving the all clear signal from the Marshaller?

2-3-3 Aircraft properly chocked (chocks touching nose & 2 mains for UA, nose & 1 main for UAX)?

2-3-4 Were the appropriate safety cones placed (the minimum incl. Diamond Zone marker) for UAX aircraft?

2-3-5 Crew properly positioned wingtip markers at the aircraft (UA Mainline)?

2-3-6 Servicing equipment not positioned until aircraft chocked (minimum nose & one main landing gear chocked)?

2-3-7 RSE gave Jetbridge driver appropriate hand signal(s) when OK to approach aircraft?

2-3-8 Did ramp crew perform an arrival walkaround?

2-3-9 Safety guidelines for connecting external ground power followed ( no dragging plugs, power off for connection)?

Sec. 3-0-0 Aircraft Handling & Servicing
Sec. 3-1-0 All Personnel - General Ramp Safety

3-1-1 Ramp personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-1-2 RSEs use injury prevention techniques to include proper body mechanics and stretching?

3-1-3 Tugs made full safety stop before entering Operational Safety Zone?

3-1-4 RSEs positioning GSE observed 3' No Drive Zone around aircraft?

3-1-5 RSEs operate GSE in Aircraft Buffer Zone at walking speed?

3-1-6 Vehicles with limited vision use Guideperson for positioning in Aircraft Buffer Zone(UA)?

3-1-7 RSEs keep feet inside vehicles while driving?

3-1-8 Brakes set on all parked carts & dollies?

3-1-9 RSEs utilize seat belts (if installed) when driving outside the Operational Safety Zone?

3-1-10 Only equipment needed to service aircraft driven in Diamond Zone (UAX)?

3-1-11 Guideperson used for GSE positioning within Diamond Zone (UAX)?

Sec. 3-2-0 Ramp Personnel - Belt Loader Operation

3-2-1 Beltloader made full safety stop prior to entering Operational Safety Zone?

3-2-2 Beltloader positioned to aircraft properly (within 1 inch / not touching)?

3-2-3 RSE stopped movement of Beltloader to adjust boom height?

3-2-4 Safety handrail up while RSEs on Beltloader?

3-2-5 Beltloaders chocked (touching tire both forward & aft) with brakes set when positioned to aircraft?

3-2-6 Ground Crew observes requirements to never ride the moving conveyor on Beltloaders?

3-2-7 Safety handrail down when Beltloader repositioned?

3-2-8 Beltloader safety handrail lowered before cargo door closed?

Sec. 3-3-0 Ramp Personnel - Container Loader Operation

3-3-1 Container Loader made full safety stop prior to entering Operational Safety Zone?

3-3-2 Container Loader positioned to aircraft properly (within 1 inch/not touching)?

3-3-3 Container Loader driven with all platforms fully down?

3-3-4 Safety handrail in down position when driving the Container Loader?

3-3-5 Container Loader safety handrail down when opening/closing the aircraft cargo door?

3-3-6 Container Loader safety rails up & extension arm extended when positioned at the aircraft?

3-3-7 Container Loader platform guide rails up & aligned with aircraft lateral guides during loading?

Sec. 3-4-0 Ramp Personnel- Loading

3-4-1 RSE allowed 2 inches of clearance between the pit ceiling & top of bags/cargo (A320)?

3-4-2 Pit nets secured inside the pit whenever the aircraft is left unattended?

3-4-3 DG cargo secured to prevent movement during flight?

Sec. 3-5-0 Bag Runners/Cargo Personnel

3-5-1 Bag Runner personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-5-2 Cargo Runner personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

Sec. 3-6-0 Catering Personnel

3-6-1 Catering personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-6-2 Catering vehicles made a full safety stop prior to entering the Operational Safety Zone?

3-6-3 Catering truck made observed 3' No Drive Zone?

3-6-4 Catering truck operated in Aircraft Buffer Zone at walking speed?

3-6-5 Catering truck positioned to aircraft properly (Greater than 6 inches separation/ not touching)?

3-6-6 Safety rails used on catering trucks?

Sec. 3-7-0 Cleaning Personnel

3-7-1 Cabin service personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-7-2 Cleaning service vehicles made a full safety stop prior to entering the Operational Safety Zone?

3-7-3 Cleaning truck made observed 3' No Drive Zone?

3-7-4 Cleaning vehicle operated in Aircraft Buffer Zone at walking speed?

Sec. 3-8-0 Customer Service Personnel

3-8-1 Customer Service personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

Sec. 3-9-0 Flight Operations Personnel

3-9-1 Pilots wearing hearing protection during servicing?

Sec. 3-10-0 Fueling Personnel

3-10-1 Fueler wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-10-2 Fueling truck made a full safety stop prior to entering the Operational Safety Zone?

3-10-3 Fueling truck observed 3' No Drive Zone?

3-10-4 Fuel truck operated in Aircraft Buffer Zone at walking speed?

Sec. 3-11-0 Lavatory/Potable Water Personnel

3-11-1 Potable water service personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-11-2 Lavatory service personnel wearing hearing protection during servicing?

3-11-3 Lavatory service vehicles made a full safety stop prior to entering the Operational Safety Zone?

3-11-4 Lavatory truck observe 3' No Dive Zone?

3-11-5 Lavatory trucks operate in Aircraft Buffer Zone at a walking speed?

Sec 4-0-0 Aircraft Departure
Sec. 4-1-0 Ramp Personnel - General Ramp Safety

4-1-1 Ramp personnel wearing hearing protection during departure?

Sec. 4-2-0 Pre-Departure Preparation

4-2-1 Were cargo nets secured for departure?

4-2-2 Did ramp crew perform departure walk-around?

4-2-3 Jetbridge stowed properly (designated spot or fully retracted) prior to aircraft departure?

4-2-4 Operational Safety Zone cleared of FOD before aircraft departure?

4-2-5 Before departure, all servicing equipment staged outside the Operational Safety Zone?

4-2-6 Wingwalker(s) utilized for pushback (2 required for UA, at least 1 for UAX)?

4-2-7 Prior to departure, ground power cord properly stowed?

4-2-8 Aircraft chocked and bypass pin installed prior to/during towbar attachment?

4-2-9 Towbar latching jaw secure (locking handle approximately parallel to towbar)?

4-2-10 Chocks not removed until servicing complete (except Jetbridge) & tractor connected?

Sec. 4-3-0 Pushback

4-3-1 Wingwalker(s) maintained clear line of sight with the Pushback Driver during pushback?

4-3-2 Wingwalker(s) used appropriate signals during pushback (Clear or Stop)?

4-3-3 Wingwalker(s) utilized safety wands for departure (lighted when required)?

4-3-4 Tractor & towbar in line with aircraft at the completion of the pushback?

4-3-5 Final Marshaller held the STOP signal until all personnel and GSE were safely clear of the A/C?

4-3-6 Final Marshaller gave HOLD signal only after the aircraft clear of all persons and GSE?

Sec. 5-0-0 Station Specific Questions
Sec. 5-1-0 Newark (EWR)

5-1-1 All unattended GSE turned OFF when not in use?

5-1-2 RSEs properly set hand brake on GSE?

5-1-3 RSEs verified ALL hitches are secure when connecting baggage carts/ULD's?

5-1-4 All personnel avoid walking between propellers & fuselage?

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.