Want Tips for Inspecting Materials Handling Equipment? Watch This Video!

May 10, 2018

MCAA’s safety training video on how to properly inspect materials handling equipment provides tips for conducting effective pre-use inspections that can be critical to preventing workplace injuries.

The video stresses the importance of two-step inspections:

  1. Visually examine the equipment from the ground up
  2. Test the equipment functions before putting a load on it

It also walks you through the specific steps for inspecting these common pieces of equipment:

  • jacks
  • forklifts
  • lifts
  • cranes
  • hoists
  • rigging accessories (slings, chains and hooks)

Download or play the video in English

Download or play the video in Spanish

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Accompanying materials are also available to assist you in highlighting key training points, documenting worker training and confirming that workers understand the training concepts:

Highlight key training points

Download the Pocket Guide

Document worker training

Download the Documentation Sheet

Confirm that workers understand the training concepts

Download the Test

Download the Test Answer Key

Want More Safety Resources?

MCAA has you covered, with a full range of resources to help you protect your workers from injury and comply with applicable safety regulations. Here’s where to find them:

On our Direct Links to MCAA & MSCA Safety Resources page, where they’re listed by category with links.

Go there now

In the Resource Center, where you can use the blue Refine Your Search bar to pinpoint exactly what you’re looking for.

Visit the Resource Center

Have questions or need personal assistance?

Contact MCAA’s Pete Chaney.

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