Web Sling Inspection
Initial Inspection - whenever the sling is initially received, altered, modified, or repaired.
Frequent Inspection - before each shift or day in normal service.Written records are not required for frequent inspections.
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.
The frequency of inspection depends on three important factors:
Following are some things to look for when inspecting a web sling for damage: