The basics

Is the bed red tagged?

Is there obvious damage?

Check out the rest of it

Engage brake pedal and push on the bed. Do all casters lock securely?

Do all siderails move, latch and stow properly?

Does the CPR release work properly?

Check all siderail controls, do they work?

Check all footboard controls, do they work?

Check the power cable, any problems?

Check the comm cable, any problems?

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.