Inadequate inspections are a common cause of accidents involving bridge and gantry cranes. Workers can be seriously injured or killed when cranes, slings and accessories fail. This document outlines solutions to prevent these workplace injuries through good record-keeping that is:
kept for the life of each item of plant
in a format that allows a third party to readily access the records
written for the reader to understand what has happened with the operation, inspection and maintenance of the plant
The document also explains 7 steps to document in inspection and maintenance records.