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  • Introduction to Crane Host Testing

    Crane hoist testing is essential for ensuring the safety and efficiency of cranes and lifting devices. Regular inspections and load tests are mandated by organizations like OSHA and CCOHS to identify potential issues in crane components, which can wear out due to frequent use. This process is vital to prevent operational failures and ensure the […]

  • Test Weights for Crane Hoist Testing

    According to OSHA or CCOHS requirements, all cranes & lifting devices in service must be tested yearly as frequent use wears safety-critical crane components. Worn or damaged parts may result in the crane becoming inoperable or even failing dangerously, putting personnel at risk. By conducting frequent crane inspections, you can discover potential issues and deal […]

  • Elevator Weights Retro-Fit Options

    Elevator test weights are¬†essential for ensuring the safety¬†of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives. We see elevators everywhere; we use them without thought or worry (at least most of us) and we take it for granted that they are safe. In practice, elevators work in a slightly different way from […]