CHAIN SLINGS & ALLOY LIFTING CHAINS

Extreme conditions require reliable performance and uncompromising strength. Chain slings and lifting chains that do the job.  

USE & CARE

Do not use chain slings with loads above the rated load capacities on the tag.
Store slings away from potential kinking, mechanical or corrosive damage, moisture and extreme temperatures.
Properly hitch slings, pad sharp edges, balance loads, don’t drag slings, keep them free of kinks and don’t pull a sling from under a load when the load is on the sling.
Inspect slings daily and according to OSHA-approved ASME guidelines.

PRE-OPERATIONAL, DAILY INSPECTIONS

All slings must be checked daily by the sling operator before the first use of each shift.

Here are some items to check daily:

  • Check that ID tags are not missing or unreadable Check chain for broken, kinked or rusted links
  • Check for melted or charred areas
  • Check for acid or caustic burns
Check for excessive abrasive wear or elongation Check for broken or damaged fittings

ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

OSHA 1910.184 requirements dictate a yearly complete sling inspection. Olsen can conduct and document these necessary inspections. Call today: 800-328-1906

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