CRANE AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT
INSPECTION PROGRAM

Scope

 

This program is designed to cover the periodic  inspections, and applies on the following cranes and aerial work platforms working in the General Industry and Construction:

  1. Mobile Cranes:

    • Telescopic / Hydraulic Cranes.

    • Lattice Boom / Crawler Cranes.

    • Boom Truck Cranes.

    • Tower Cranes
       

  2. Overhead Cranes & Hoists:

    • Electric Traveling Overhead Cranes.

    • Gantry Cranes.

    • Single Girder Cranes.

    • Mono rail cranes.

    • Floor mounted Jib Cranes.

    • Wall Mounted Jib Cranes.

    • Electric Hoists.

    • Hand operated hoists.
       

  3. Tower Cranes
     

  4. Aerial Work Platforms

Inspection Program:

 

SHEBS does not represent any equipment manufacturer or dealer, however our services are performed in accordance with manufacture instructions, company policies, including the applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Standards.

Our inspectors are certified by the North American Crane Bureau, Inc. which is a partner of
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Certification:

  • Certified Mobile Crane Inspector

  • Certified Overhead Crane Inspector

  • Certified Tower Crane Inspector

  • Certified Rigging Inspector

  • Certified Aerial Work Platform Inspector

 

Our inspection and/or load test services include:

 

  • Inspections performed on site.

  • Inspections comply with applicable regulations, safety codes and standards for cranes.

  • Performed in accordance with the crane manufacturer’s specifications.

  • Review of the customer’s crane history file, to include records of past load tests, inspections, maintenance, and repairs.

The inspection process includes a complete and thorough visual inspection of the crane or below-the-hook lifting device.

 

The inspection is conducted in the following manner:

  • Conduct visual inspection of the entire crane or lifting device and supporting structure, if applicable.

  • Conduct a function test checking for proper operation of the following:

  • All controls, mechanisms, operating systems and brakes

  • All safety devices and limit switches

  • All operator aids

  • Rated load test, if desired.

 

Furthermore:

  • Inspection of load hooks shall include visual inspection for distortion, wear or damage.

  • Shall not include any disassembly or removing any cover or guard.
    The customer is to provide mechanic and operator support.

  • Recommendations for additional specialized tests (NDT, Etc,...) if applicable.

  • SHEBS maintains and stores inspection records for five years.

 

Upon completion of the inspection the SHEBS’ inspector will conduct a verbal out brief with the customer’s representative to discuss the findings and results of the inspection.

A written report will be left with the customer’s representative that contains all the recommendations and deficiencies found in the inspection.

 

When required, a report containing the findings will be forwarded to the appropriate Customer’s Company Departments.

 

Inspection Duration:

 

Depending on the Type of Overhead- and Mobile Cranes, the time needed to conduct the inspections may vary from 1 (one) to 3 (three) hours for each equipment.

After inspection equipment will be equipped with a sticker of satisfaction.

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