Jaw Winch Inspection Checklist

EXAMINATION CHECKLIST: JAW WINCH

  • CHECK HOOKS, SUSPENSION & LOAD

    Corrosions, cracks, damage, distortion, throat opening, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, full or partial seizure of rotating components, safety latches, etc.

  • CHECK OPERATING LEVERS

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, wear, full/partial seizure of rotating components, adequacy of lubrication, etc.

  • CHECK JAW WINCH BODY

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, wear, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, etc.

  • CHECK WINCH MECHANISM

    Alignment, corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, wear, adequacy of lubrication, leaks, functionality and mode of operation, full or partial seizure of rotating components, wire rope feeds smoothly into and away from the winch rope guides, etc.

  • CHECK MARKINGS

    Presence, accuracy and condition.

  • CHECK WIRE ROPE(S)

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, wear, kinks, broken wires, adequacy of lubrication, rope fit, specification and condition, wire rope feeds smoothly into and away from winch rope guides, security of attachment points and substructures, fastener, welds, etc.