Vendor CST and/or Cargo Specific Pre-loadout Checklist

Lift Plan and Risk Assessment (PtW when applicable)


Are all forklift pockets clear of any loose items and foreign objects? Note : Drifting of all CCU pockets is mandatory and must be confirmed by Cargo Inspector or Lifting team

Are all surfaces (Roof / Sides / inside / ledges) clear of any loose items and foreign objects?

Are all valve caps, lids secured in Gas Racks/Quads or Tote Tanks?


Ensure there is no sign of damage to the elements of the equipment and accessories, distortions and other obvious faults.

Ensure shackle bolts are tight and adequately secured with split pin fitted. R clips should not be used for this purpose.

Does the Unit have sufficient validity remaining 30 days minimum.

Is there any excessive corrosion, damage, deformation on the structure of unit?

Are the required safety markings present and relevant, such as Identification marking, Date and Inspection Plate marking, Information marking, etc?

Is there a potential snagging hazard? If so, have relevant measures been taken to mitigate risk?

Have the slings with the internal angle at the hook not greater than 90º?

Does the load lift balanced?


If there is an answer "NO" to any of the questions listed above then the cargo SHALL not be accepted for onward shipment until the necessary remedial actions have been taken. In this case:
1. Inform the Operations Team Leader or Logistics Coordinator.
2. Do not load the cargo and wait for instructions.

On the basis of the above statement the unit is?


Check List must be signed off by the person conducting checks, either the Banksman or Lift Supervisor / Appointed Person in order to confirm all checks were carried out.



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.