Periodic Load Test
When a lifting appliance fails, serious injury and death can occur. Therefore lifting appliances and loose gear should be load tested at set periods as required by national regulations.
Container Lifting Crane
Various national regulatory bodies require all ship lifting appliances to be thoroughly examined by a ‘competent’ person’ at least once every year.
Loose gears such as hooks, blocks, chains, grab buckets, etc. should be thoroughly examined by a ‘competent person’ at least once every year and load tested every five years along with major lifting appliances