HOist & Crane Inspection

We Take Pride in Our Inspections

Staying compliant with regularly scheduled inspections can be time consuming for your team. Our team will formulate a recommended inspection program based on manufacturers criteria, as well as frequency criteria put forth by OSHA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA).

We offer a broad range of services from periodic inspections to complete preventative maintenance programs of all of your overhead equipment, as well as, your below the hook devices. Our team will evaluate risks, identify improvement opportunities and provide prioritized recommendations. Ask about out free site visit to evaluate your needs.

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  • Daily Visual – Required to be performed by the operator prior to each shift
  • Monthly Inspections – Written record of monthly inspection required by ANSI and OSHA.
  • Periodic (quarterly, semi-annual, annual) Depending on usage criteria, each crane in your facility may require different inspection frequency. Contact us today for your free facility evaluation!


  • Hoist Motor Brakes
  • Equalizer and Load Block Sheaves
  • Hook Assemblies
  • Electrical components
  • Runway Beams and Rails
  • Welds and Bolted Connections
  • Wheels and Bearings
  • Wire Ropes or Load Chains

In the effort to go green and through the utilization of our electronic reporting system, you can literally have your reports in your email inbox before leaving your facility. These reports are easy to read, professional, and provide our customers with photo documentation of any recommended repairs. We also offer our customers with the ability to have their own login to our system so they have 24/7 access to all reports. Please contact us for a full demonstration of our capabilities.



All industries are required by OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.179(j)(1) and 1910.179(l)(1) to have periodic safety inspections and to establish a maintenance program.

OSHA – 29 CFR 1910.179 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes

OSHA – 29 CFR 1926.550 – Cranes and Derricks

OSHA – 29 CFR 1903.1 (The General Duty Clause)

CMAA – Spec. No. 70 and 74

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