General observatioms

  • Examine the top plate. Ensure all bolts are fitted and are tight. There should be no gap visible between plate and grab body.

  • Are there any oil leaks from hydraulic cylinders/pipework.

  • Examine all the lifting shackles for signs of wear, nicks, gouges and distortion.
    Level of wear depicted on the VM board is acceptable

  • Check shackle nut/bolt is tight No gap should be visible between bolt/shackle. Check split pin is fitted & not damaged.
    Level of wear depicted on the VM board is acceptable

  • Check grab body around all pivots for signs of cracking.

  • Check the umbilical sock and lanyard are in good condition and securely attached.

  • Check umbilical cable is not damaged or twisted.

  • Check umbilical cable plug is firmly attached and plug/socket/ cable gland is not damaged.

  • Check hydraulic cylinder top pins are located correctly. Check locating pin is fitted in free end.

  • Check hydraulic cylinder bottom pins are located correctly. Check locating pin is fitted in free end

  • Check petal pivot pins are located correctly. Check locating pin is fitted in free end

  • Examine above the pivots for build-up of waste. Clear if any is found.

  • Examine behind lower petal pivots for build-up of waste. Clear if any is found.

Calibration

  • Has calibration been carried out to SWP OMSKIRKOP 1.4.202?

Follow up

  • Have any work orders been raised as a result of this inspection

  • Are there any issues which require immediate action

  • Has any non compliance been recorded on the electronic shift log?

  • Has the visual management board been updated

  • Inspection sign off

  • Inspection carried out by

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