Tag Archives: Crane Inspection

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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Load Testing Mobile Cranes

Do you have a load test certificate for your mobile cranes? If not let us help you with the load testing. Getting to work with a great company like FMC in Bessemer City and a great maintenance supervisor (Robbie Dover) … 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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What’s wrong in this Picture?

Performing my overhead crane inspection, this is what I found. What do you think about this mousing of the shackle?

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Overhead Crane Inspection Training

Congratulations to 8 individuals who completed their Overhead Crane Inspection Training this week in Houston Texas. Thanks to their dedication of long hours, temperatures in the 100’s and lots of questions from the instructor, they can now go out into … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

How many of you are afraid of heights? Are you afraid of falling? Are you afraid the safety device will not keep you protected? This past week I had the opportunity to inspect multiple overhead cranes in a facility to … Continue reading

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Shackles and Configurations

This week I had the pleasure to inspect some hoist very high in the air. Along with the hoist, I was inspecting curtains that are raised and lowered during special events. Here are some pictures of the shackles and the … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

Overhead Cranes are required to be inspected on an Annual basis. This is an opportunity to measure, inspect, document and repair any deficiencies found during the inspection. Have you had your overhead crane inspected? Do you know what is required … Continue reading

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