REFERENCE ASME B30.5a AND OSHA 1910.180 FOR COMPLETE TESTING REQUIREMENTS
TESTING SHALL BE PERFORMED BY DESIGNATED PERSONNEL ONLY.
Prior to initial use, all new, altered, modified, or extensively repaired cranes shall be tested for compliance with the operational requirements of this crane.
Test all functions to verify speed and operation.
Check that all safety devices are working properly.
Confirm operating controls comply with appropriate function labels.
Test loads shall not exceed 110% of the manufacturer’s load rating.
Written reports shall be maintained showing test procedures and confirming the adequacy of repairs.