Check the trailer to ensure there is no damage to:

Hitch and Mechanism

Breakaway cable, check fraying or damage

Electric hitch, check damage to cable or corrosion to connector

Jockey wheel mechanism and wheel


Check spare tyre to ensure:


Fixed correctly

Tread is legal

No visual damage to tyre

Check all of the below:


Tyres on trailer

Mud Flap

Lights- are they functioning correctly?

All moving parts, hinges, catches etc are all in good order


Are any loads fastened down securely

Is the weight places over the axel, with a slight nose weight

Is all load within the manufacturers specifications of the trailer, regarding safe loading

Any other comments

Please upload photos of the trailer before being used
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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.