Sling inspection can protect users from injury, damage and property loss. All inspections must be carried out by trained and qualified personnel. To detect possible damage, a visual inspection of the entire sling is required. If the slings are found to be damaged as indicated by the warning sign, be sure to stop using it immediately. Do not use it if unsure the sling is damaged or not.
Rigging and Lifting Inspection
For any new or repaired sling that will be put into use, an inspection must be conducted by qualified personnel to ensure the capacity and specifications comply with the requirements.
Rigging and Lifting Receipt Check
Check the rigging and lifting upon receipt to ensure that no damage has occurred in transportation.
Inspect each sling and all accessories to see if there’s any damage and defects . If you are not sure if daily inspection has been completed, do the inspection again.
The inspector must also determine that the sling is suitable for the intended use, including the hook type, load and environment. Any situation that could result in a accident and lead the sling to be out of service.
Rigging and Lifting Periodic inspection
All slings must be regularly inspected by assigned personnel. The interval is based on frequency of use, severity of use conditions, etc. Periodic inspection intervals shall not exceed one year. A written record of the most recent periodic inspection is required.