As safety is our priority, we offer services for lifting gear and wire rope inspection. (This service covers entire range of lifting gear and wire ropes.
Standards that we inspect and certify to includes Dock Safety, Industrail Safety and other international standards and regulations.
Our Rigging Inspection Team conducts a hands-on inspection to determine whether your items are in acceptable working condition.
Not only are rigging inspections an important part of safety, but it is anstatutory requirement. All rigging inspections can be done at our facilities or your job site.
What does a Rigging Inspection include?
On-site or in-house rigging inspection
Inspections conducted using standards as they apply.
You will be provided with an itemized list of your inspection
Sling inspections are necessary to remove any damaged gear that may present a hazard.
General Requirement & Inspection Criteria for Slings
Safe operating practices (OSHA 1910.184) – Whenever any sling is used the following practices shall be observed:
Slings that are damaged or defective shall not be used.
Slings shall not be shortened with knots or bolts or other makeshift devices.
Sling legs shall not be kinked.
Slings shall not be loaded in excess of their rated capacities.
Slings used in a basket hitch shall have the loads balanced to prevent slippage.
Slings shall be securely attached to their loads.
Slings shall be padded or protected from the sharp edges of their loads.
Suspended loads shall be kept clear of all obstructions.
All employees shall be kept clear of loads about to be lifted and of suspended loads.
Hands or fingers shall not be placed between the sling and its load while the sling is being tightened around the load.
Shock loading is prohibited.
A sling shall not be pulled from under a load when the load is resting on the sling.
Employers must not load a sling in excess of its recommended safe working load as prescribed by the sling manufacturer on the identification markings permanently affixed to the sling.
Employers must not use slings without affixed and legible identification markings.