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Rigging Rope Inspection Template

Download this rigging rope inspection checklist to guarantee your equipment’s integrity. Double-check that the chains, wires, ropes, or synthetic sling’s weight load limit are not exceeded and that there is no evidence of damage.

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Rigging Rope Description
What type of rigging equipment are you inspecting?
ID Tag Number
Name of Manufacturer
Rope Diameter
Rope Length
Weight Load Limit
Weight of object to be moved
What are the job site's requirements
Wire, Ropes, and Slings
Wires, ropes, and slings should be inspected before each use
At any one place, does the rope have a reduction of 1/3 its original diameter?
Are there any wires disconnected form the end attachments?
Is there any localized wear?
Is there any evidence of heat damage?
Is there any evidence of fraying or breakage?
Is there any evidence of cracking, wearing, deformation, or corrosion of the end attachments?
Do the chinks show any sign of stretching, kinking, or deformation?
Are there any other signs of damage present?
Can the rigging equipment remain in service? (If you answered yes to any one of the above questions, then the item should be retired from active service).
Synthetic Slings
Synthetic slings should be inspected before each use
Is the BLN tag present?
Are there any knots, snags, tears, holes, or cuts present?
Is there any loose stitching?
Are there any loose threads?
Is there any melting or charring visible on any part of the sling?
Is there any evidence of chemical damage?
Does the sling exhibit any brittle or stiff areas?
Are any parts of the sling discolored?
Are there any other signs of damage? (If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then the sling should be removed from service).
Full name and signature of inspector
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Rigging Rope Inspection Checklist: Ensuring Safe and Reliable Operations

Rigging ropes are critical components used in various industrial and construction operations. To ensure the safety of workers and the reliability of equipment, regular inspection of rigging ropes is necessary.

Following a rigorous inspection checklist helps to identify potential hazards and defects in rigging ropes. Any compromised rope should be removed from service immediately and replaced to ensure the safety of workers and equipment. Regular inspection and maintenance of rigging ropes are crucial for safe and reliable operations.

Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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