In this article, we answer in detail some of the common questions that users of overhead cranes and hoist have about inspections and inspection requirements. CRANE 1 believes that a thorough inspection and equipment assessment program in conjunction with preventive maintenance is one of the best investments that you can make. We answer the following questions:
1) Why should my company inspect our overhead cranes and hoists?
2) How often do overhead cranes and hoists need to be inspected?
3) What qualifications are required to perform crane and hoist inspections?
4) Do overhead cranes and hoists require load testing?
5) Do crane runways and monorails require inspection?