Crane & Hoist Inspection

Because of the standards set forth by OSHA, states and various industries, a program is needed to inspect lifting devices. The government agencies state that anything, which lifts an object in the air where personnel can get their hands or feet under the load, needs to be inspected. OSHA states that these units need to be inspected visually daily to monthly and quarterly to yearly for NDE inspection.

Some types of lifting devices inspected:

  • Cranes
  • Crawler, Locomotive, Truck Cranes
  • Hoists
  • Gantry, Overhead, Traveling, Wall, Monorail, Bridge, Jib Cranes
  • Comealongs
  • Chain Blocks
  • Fork Lift and Roll Grab Trucks
  • Slings
  • Chain
  • Wire Rope
  • Synthetic

Services Routinely Performed:

  • Magnetic particle inspection of the crane and boom hooks
  • Measure hook gap
  • Check chain or wire rope for wear
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual inspections
  • NDE testing of other important components
  • Load testing

In Addition:

  • Structural calculations
  • Material identification