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MANUAL FOR CRANE OPERATORS (.pdf)

Hoist / Crane / Monorail Periodic Inspections Per OSHA Regulation 1910.179
Good practice and Insurance Companies’ Policies require the aforementioned equipment to have "Frequent" and "Periodic" Inspections.

 

OSHA 1910.179 Overhead and Gantry Cranes

 

SEE pictures from the field

 

Inspection Forms for downloading

 

 

 

  A Periodic Inspection has advantages, most notably:

  • Reducing down-time and lost man-hours caused by equipment breakdowns by  scheduling repairs at your convenience, rather than dealing with emergency repairs.

  • Detecting potentially hazardous conditions.

  • Reducing the costs of repairs by correcting defects early on, before equipment is seriously damaged.

  • Uncovering dangerous conditions which are not evident to your personnel.

We can provide (at no charge) a video emphasizing safe operation

to show your crane operators during our inspection.

You will be furnished a Report for each Crane with the following Cover Sheet

  Date

 Your Company

  Street Address

  City, State, Zip code

 

  Attention: 

 

  Enclosed are our Inspection Reports as mandated by OSHA Regulation 1910.179 for your 

  š Hoists    š Cranes    š Monorails dated                  .  These reports reflect the conditions at the  

  time of inspection.  Conditions can change drastically with a single misuse!   Therefore, 

  your operators should be trained to visually inspect the equipment before they operate it.  If your 

 operators are not properly trained or need to be updated, we would be glad to provide 

 Overhead Crane Training. 

 The training will include lecture, enhanced with videos, followed by a test to help you determine the 

 level of competence of your operators.

 Please be advised that this Inspection made no evaluation of the Design, Engineering and    

 Installation of your System.

 Please examine the reports carefully and note that items emphasized with color require your attention and action as follows:

 

    Red

    DANGER

Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not corrected, will result in death or serious injury. This signal word is limited to the most extreme situations.

 

    Orange 

    WARNING

Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which,  if not

corrected, could result in death or serious injury.

    Yellow     CAUTION

Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which,  if not

corrected, may result in minor or moderate injury.

    Blue     NOTICE

Indicates a potential situation which, if not corrected, could or will result in equipment damage.

Please contact the undersigned with any question or concerns you may have regarding these reports.

                                                                          Truly yours,

 

 

                                                                         ________________________

 


 

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