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Lifting Gear Inspection and Lifting Equipment Inspection
Lifting Gear Inspection is a comprehensive visual operational inspection in which RD Engineering excels. For lifting equipment inspection, we collaborate with the nation’s leading brands. We also rent out lifting equipment.
Because safety is our top priority, we provide lifting gear and wire rope inspection services. (This service includes the entire range of lifting equipment and wire ropes.)
Dock Safety, Industrial Safety, and other international standards and regulations are among the standards that we inspect and certify to.
Our Rigging Inspection Team performs a hands-on inspection to determine if your items are in good working order.
- Rigging inspections are not only important for safety, but they are also required by law. All rigging inspections can be performed at our facilities or on-site.
- What is included in a Rigging Inspection?
- Inspection of rigging on-site or in-house
- Inspections are carried out in accordance with applicable standards.
- An itemized list of your inspection will be provided to you.
- Sling inspections are required to remove any damaged equipment that may pose a hazard.
- Slings General Requirements and Inspection Criteria.
- OSHA 1910.184 – Safe operating procedures When using a sling, the following procedures must be followed:
- 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.
Certifications – As Applicable
- Load Test Certificate: In accordance with statutory requirements, we will issue certificates for the equipment that passed the testing process. Provisions of Industrial Safety (Factories Act, 1948), Maharashtra Govt. (Issuance of Form 11) or Provisions 2(d) of Dock Workers (Safety, Health, and Welfare) Regulations, 1990, Govt. of India (Issuance of Forms II, III, IV, and VIII) In accordance with your load test requirements.
- Magnetic particle inspection: ASME Section V Article 7 certification by an ASNT Level II technician.
- Visual Inspection Certificate: Certification provided by a Qualified Inspection Engineer in accordance with the Inspection Schedule.