Category Archives: Overhead Crane Inspection

Material Handling at its Best

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NC Aggregates

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Wire rope inspection

Questions for anyone who have a hoist that uses wire rope. 1-How often are you required to inspect your wire rope? 2-What is the rejection criteria? 3-Do you inspect you own wire rope or hire a trained contractor? Below is … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI State goes all out on Voltage and Training

Congratulations and Thanks for all you do at The Paul B. Jacob High Voltage Laboratory at¬†Mississippi State University¬†serves as an independent, non-industrial, university center for high voltage engineering. The laboratory focuses on high voltage research, evaluation, and education. This multi-purpose … Continue reading

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To Hook or not Hook?

When you look at this hook which I inspected on a hoist purchased from Harbor Freight Tools what do you think of when it comes to safety? Is this the hoist you want with this hook hanging your product in … Continue reading

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Mobile & Overhead Crane Inspection

OSHA requires us to inspect our mobile cranes once a year. This is the opportunity to ensure that your company vehicle is compliant with not only OSHA standards as a mobile crane, but with the DOT for traveling on the … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Increase for 2019

Do you know what your penalty will be when your cited by OSHA compliance officer visit to your facility? The annual increase started by President Obama and currently continued by President Trump has increased the OSHA penalties. Other than Serious … Continue reading

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Load Testing for Overhead Crane

Prior to operating an overhead crane or a spreader bar OSHA requires a Load Test to be performed. 29 CFR 1910.179 K states it will be at 125% of the rated capacity. Thanks to all involved in loading and unloading … Continue reading

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Installed and Load Tested

Jib Cranes can be so useful and take up very little room on the floor. When you need to think about ergonomics, floor space and need something besides a forklift, a Jib Crane may be your answer. Once the jib … Continue reading

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How many slings?

This is what I observed as I walk through a truck shop. 1-The question is how many slings can I fit in the hook? 2-How much hook can be used within the sling eyes? 3-Does this really look safe? These … Continue reading

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