"After" PMCS shall be performed after crane operation and when it is being
shut down for a period of time.
"Weekly" PMCS need not be performed every day or every time the crane is
operated, but must be done relatively frequently, and not delayed or
forgotten. A weekly routine must be established to check and service these
"Monthly" PMCS provides checks and services that need not be done
weekly but cannot be ignored more than a month. A monthly service routine
must be established.
There are checks and services that must be done on the basis of the
number of hours of engine operation, or based on special environmental
conditions. These more frequent checks are marked with an asterisk. An
appropriate footnote explains the special service interval.
Additional Special Checks and Services.
Perform "weekly" as well as "before" operations PMCS if:
You are the assigned operator and have not operated the crane since the
You are operating the crane for the first time.
Leakage definitions for operator/crew PMCS shall be classified as follows:
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great
enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause
drops to drip from item being checked/inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leaks
(Class I or II). Of course, you must consider the fluid
capacity in the item/system being checked/
inspected. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required in
Class III leaks should be reported to your supervisor or organizational maintenance.
Not Fully Mission Capable If:
This column provides a brief statement of the condition (e.g., malfunction, shortage)
that would cause the crane to be less than fully ready to perform its assigned mission.