WEPS Workplace Pre-Inspection

Workplace Pre-Inspection

Visual inspections to the work area prior to work should also be performed. The following are things to look for during this inspection:

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  • Drop-offs or holes, including those concealed by water, ice, mud, etc.
  • Slopes
  • Bumps, floor obstructions and electric cables
  • Confined spaces
  • Debris
  • Overhead obstructions
  • Electrical conductors
  • Hazardous atmospheres and/or hazardous locations
  • Surfaces inadequate to sustain the ground-bearing pressures imposed by the MEWP in all operating configurations
  • Wind and bad weather conditions
  • Traffic hazards
  • The presence of personnel (authorized and unauthorized) and other mobile equipment