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Annual maintenance for Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs)

Annual Maintenance for Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs)

Annual maintenance for Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) is essential to ensure the safety and reliability of the equipment. The maintenance should be performed by a qualified technician who is trained and experienced in the maintenance of AWPs.

A typical annual maintenance program for an AWP includes the following steps:

  1. Inspection: A thorough annual aerial work platform inspection of the entire machine should be performed, including all safety devices, controls, and electrical systems. Any defects or worn parts should be noted and repaired or replaced as necessary.
  2. Lubrication: All moving parts should be lubricated according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. This includes the gears, bearings, and pivots.
  3. Testing: The machine’s safety devices and controls should be tested to ensure that they are working properly. This includes the emergency stop button, the platform lock, and the overspeed governor.
  4. Maintenance of batteries: If the platform powered by battery, maintainence should be done. It includes cleaning, proper water levels, charging and load testing the battery to ensure it’s working properly.
  5. Service Records: Keep all maintenance records, so you can track when certain components were last serviced, and plan future maintenance.

It is important to note that this is a general list and the manufacturer of the equipment have their specific guidelines. Following the manufacturer’s recommendations and performing regular maintenance will help ensure the safety and reliability of the AWP, and prolong its service life.

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