At Sinoboom, we care about your safety.
It’s easy to get carried away and rush starting up a machine. However, this may result in forgetting to observe all the necessary safety precautions before operation. Always read Sinoboom’s operation manual and safety instruction before operating any Sinoboom lift.
Below is a quick safety checklist is to help your risk assessment.
For all MEWP if required by site rules
When using MEWP or if any overhead obstacles are in close proximity, eg. roof or ceiling.
To ensure you don’t slip, trip or drop anything on your feet.
ASSESS YOUR SURROUNDINGS
Is your work near powerlines or over water? Is the weather extremely such as windy?
ASSESS THE GROUND CONDITION
Is the terrain rough and sloping? On a slab/flat surface? Are there potholes?
ASSESS POTENTIAL OVERHEAD OBSTACLES OR FALLING HAZARDS.
Is your MEWP capable of achieving the right height and reach?
SET UP EMERGENCY RESCUE PLAN
A second person on the ground with mobile phone or interphone as a precaution in case of an unexpected breakdown.
USE INDUSTRY SPECIFIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS RELEVANT TO YOUR SURROUNDINGS
Such as bollard light, traffic cone.
ENSURE YOU HAVE LICENSE TO OPERATE
Do you have a PAL Card?
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDATIONS
Read operation manual and check labels located near the operating controls.
ENSURE SAFETY RAILS AND GUARDS ARE IN POSITION
ANCHOR YOUR HARNESS WHEN USING MEWP
WORK AROUND INSTRUCTION EACH TIME BEFORE YOU OPERATE A MACHINE
Recommendations only. MEWPs should only be operated by trained operators and in accordance with Sinoboom’s instructions.
Different jobsites may require higher stringent risk assessment and safety precautions.