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By February 22, 2017 Safety Blog

We know that you Mark has spoken about slings before, this has to be said frequently because of how much they are used in the plant.  Our staff use slings several times a day so it only makes safety sense to make sure they know what to look for with the equipment they use daily.

Sling Inspection Safety Talk

Things to look for:

  • acid or caustic burns
  • cuts
  • edge cuts
  • melting or charring
  • abrasions
  • punctures
  • weld spatter
  • broken or worn stitching
  • damaged eye
  • foreign materials embedded in the fabric
  • tensile break
  • missing or illegible tag
  • fading from excess UV exposure
  • seeing the RED core yarn
  • knot
  • crushed webbing
  • snags
  • damaged hardware

Safety Slings

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