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CRANES & HOISTS
Inspection Service

WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN HURT YOU
OSHA 1926.554(6) All overhead hoists in use SHALL meet the applicable requirements for design, installation, testing, inspection, maintenance, and operation as prescribed by the manufacturer.

 OSHA 1910.179(j) IS THE CRITERIA OSHA REQUIRES FOR
CRANE INSPECTIONS AND HOIST INSPECTIONS

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To help insure that you are in compliance
We offer a comprehensive

OSHA COMPLIANCE INSPECTION
At an affordable price!

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INJURIES / DOWNTIME / AVOIDABLE REPAIRS / PRODUCTIVITY LOSS & REGULATORY FINES

WE PROVIDE:
OSHA COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE / EMERGENCY REPAIRS / PARTS & SERVICE
LOAD TESTS / CRANE MODERNIZATIONS & NEW CRANE INSTALLATION


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CRANE & HOIST INSPECTION FAQs

Why Should I have my overhead lifting equipment inspected?

(1) All overhead hoists in use SHALL meet the applicable requirements for design, installation, testing, inspection, maintenance, and operation as prescribed by the manufacturer. OSHA-1926.554(6)

(2) To insure the safety of your employees, minimize down-time, and secure the peace of mind that all functions of your overhead material handling equipment are in full operating order you must follow OSHA regulation, OSHA-1910.179

How often must inspections be performed?

MET-CON will submit a customized schedule based on your operation requirement, Frequent or Periodic. OSHA - 1910-179j

What will be inspected?

Electrification: (main disconnect, grounding, collectors, festoon, hardware ie.. conduit, fasteners)

Controls: (proper operation, pendant, push buttons, warning devices, warning tags, strain relief)

Hoist: (limits, drum reeving, hook condition, wire rope condition, brake condition)

Trolley: (proper function, brake condition, end stop condition, limits if applicable)

Bridge: (proper function, brake condition, end stop condition, load rating identification, limits if applicable)

Support Structure: (ladders, hand rails. platforms)

Chain Hoists: (chain condition, operation, trolley, support rail, controls if applicable)

Air Powered Hoists: (air supply hoses, chain condition, operation, trolley, support rail)

Who will be performing my inspection?

MET-CON’s qualified service technicians trained to current industry standards.

When can my overhead equipment be inspected?

MET-CON would prefer to inspect your equipment during normal business hours so that we can observe the usage in your daily application environment. Special arrangements can be made on a tailored program for after-hour inspection.

When can I expect my inspection results and inspection certificate?

A copy of the work order and an inspection sheet per unit for your records will be mailed or faxed to you upon completion of the reports. About 1 week lead time.

Will any other work be performed other than the inspection?

Any work outside of the initial OSHA compliance inspection will be noted on the work-order. Minor repairs could be completed at the time of inspection, based on approval only. All other repairs would be quoted accordingly by Met-Con.

How will I know when it's time for my next scheduled inspection?

Met-Con’s Service Department will notify you based on the maintenance schedule for your equipment one month prior to when it is due in order to set up an appointment that will minimize the impact to your productivity.

When is load-testing required and is it part of the OSHA compliance inspection?

A load-test is not part of the OSHA compliance inspection product. A load-test is only required on new installations, moving of existing equipment or a load-bearing part repair. OSHA -1910.179k(1)(i)

If necessary Met-Con can provide load-testing upon request for a nominal fee, a certificate will accompany any testing done for your records and shall be on file at your site readily available for the life of the crane or hoist. OSHA -1910.179k(2)

What other services does MET-CON provide?

Met-Con has an extensive preventive maintenance inspection product which includes the OSHA compliant inspection as well as cleaning – adjustments – lubrications and in depth electro-mechanical checks! We also can provide emergency repairs, parts & service. Met-Con is an authorized Warranty Repair Center for most major brands of overhead cranes, jib cranes, gantry cranes and hoists.

Met-Con is a crane builder providing in-house custom steel fabrication in addition to chain and wire rope hoists, hoist trolleys, bridge end-trucks, crane electrification components, drives and controls. For material handling and lifting solutions in the Southeastern USA, the Caribbean basin and South and Central America, Met-Con Crane Division is a leading provider of ergonomic and heavy lift cranes. Met-Con is a factory authorized distributor for many world class crane and material handling product lines!

 
 
Met-Con, Inc.
P.O. Box 236129
Cocoa, FL 32923-6129 USA
Shipping Address:
465 Canaveral Groves Boulevard
Cocoa, Florida 32926
Phone: (321) 632-4880
Fax: (321) 639-0158
email: hwc@metconinc.com


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