Reduction of rope diameter below nominal diameter due to loss of core support.
Internal or external corrosion.
Wear of outside wires.
Severely corroded, cracked, bent, worn, or improperly applied connections.
CRANES NOT IN REGULAR USE
A crane, which has been idle for a period of over one month or more, shall be given an inspection conforming to the “initial” and “regular” inspection requirements of this section.
Dated records of periodic inspection should be made on critical items such as brakes, crane hooks, rope, cylinders, and relief pressure valves.