THIS CRANE IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH ANY
WARNING OR INSULATING DEVICES THAT CAN
PROTECT YOU FROM ELECTRICAL SHOCK. USE
EXTREME CAUTION WHEN WORKING AROUND OR
NEAR AN ENERGIZED POWER SOURCE OR POWER
ELECTRICITY CAN CAUSE SEVERE INJURY OR
DEATH IF CONTACT OCCURS.
ENSURE THAT ALL PERSONNEL ARE AWARE OF
Carefully read and become familiar with
all crane operating instructions before
operating the crane under load.
OPERATE THE ENGINE AT OR NEAR
After the crane has been readied for service, an
operational check of all crane functions (with no load
applied) should be performed. Accomplish the Preload
Check as follows:
Check all pin connections, bolts, latches, locks,
braking and restricting devices and operational aids
before operation. Perform a visual inspection and
replace/tighten any damaged or loose devices prior
to initiating any craning or traveling operations.
Check all braking and holding devices before
operation. Perform an operational check of all brake
(wheel and swing) and safety holding devices before
starting any crane or traveling operations.
Check swing brake. Make certain the swing brake
operates correctly. Unexpected free swinging of a
boom can be dangerous.
Be sure everyone is clear of the crane and work area
before swinging boom.
Raise, lower and swing the boom right and left a
minimum of 45 degrees.
Telescope the boom in and out.
Raise and lower the cable a few times at various
boom lengths. Ensure there is no kinking.
INITIAL LIFTING LOADS
Ensure that all slings, ties and hooks are correctly
placed and secured before raising or lowering load.
Use tag lines, as appropriate, for positioning and
restraining loads. Check load slings before lifting.
Use only slings or other rigging devices
rated for the job and use them properly.
Never wrap the hoist cable around a
load. Check all tackle, hardware and
slings before use. Refuse to use faulty
Be sure load is secured and attached to hook with
Be sure everyone is clear of crane and work area
before making any lifts.
Always refer to the capacity on load chart in the cab
BEFORE making any