Polyester Roundsling Inspection
Polyester roundslings are made from bundles of polyester yarns inside of a 2-ply polyester cover. Unlike a web sling, all of the load bearing part of a roundsling is invisible to your during normal wear. Because you can't see the load bearing part, you may have to judge the sling by its' cover.
Initial Inspection - whenever the sling is initially received.
Frequent Inspection - before each shift or day in normal service.
Periodic Inspection - an inspection done by a qualified and designated person and other than the person who performs the frequent inspections. Periodic inspection intervals should not exceed one year. Documentation that the most recent periodic inspection was performed shall be maintained.
Following are some things to look for when inspection a roundsling for damage:
*Any damage through both plys of covers where the yarn is visible should be removed immediately.