Type of Inspection

Inspection of polyester round slings: From the Web Sling and Tie Down Association

Initial Inspection

Before any polyester round sling is placed into service it shall be inspected by a designated person to ensure that the correct round sling is being used, as well as to determine that the round sling meets the requirements of this specification.

Frequent Inspection

This inspection shall be made by a qualified person handling the polyester round sling each time the round sling is used.

Periodic Inspection

This inspection shall be conducted by a designated person.  Frequency of inspection should be based on:

  • Frequency of use
  • The severity of service conditions
  • Experience gained on the service life of polyester round sling in similar applications
  • Period inspection should be conducted at least monthly

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