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Frequent Checklist: Daily/Rigging & Sling Pre-use Inspections

By using this pre-use checklist, it will help you minimize project delays and unproductivity, lower maintenance costs, and reduce recurring problems.
MaintainX
07/15/2022

Frequent Checklist: Daily/Rigging & Sling Pre-use Inspections

By using this pre-use checklist, it will help you minimize project delays and unproductivity, lower maintenance costs, and reduce recurring problems.
  • Inspection Date

  • Inspector (print/sign name)

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  • Name or trademark of manufacturer

  • Manufacturer’s code or stock number

  • Rated capacities for the three basic hitches (vertical, choker, vertical basket)

  • Core fiber type – if cover(s) is of a different fiber type, both fiber types must be identified

  • Length (reach) – bearing point to bearing point

  • Each manufacturer must internally identify their product with name or trademark for traceability

  • Slings are removed from service if any of the following defects are visible:

  • Missing or illegible sling identification

  • Acid or caustic burns

  • Melting or charring of any part of the surface

  • Snags, punctures, tears, cuts or abrasive wear that expose the core yarns

  • Broken or worn stitches in the cover which exposes the core yarns

  • Wear or elongation exceeding the amount recommended by the manufacturer

  • Stretched, cracked, worn, pitted or distortion of fittings

  • Knots in any part

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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