BLR’s Safety Training Presentations. Cranes and Slings 29 CFR 1910.179 and 184. Cranes Are Everywhere. Cranes, derricks, and jib hoists are used in almost every industrial setting Cranes can be found on most construction sites. Crane and Sling Goals.
Cranes and Slings 29 CFR 1910.179 and 184
1. When do slings need to be inspected? __________
2. Wrapping the hoist’s chain/rope around the load is a safe way to hitch a load. True or False
3. Name two things on a crane that need to be inspected each day: ___________and ___________.
4. What prevents a hook from becoming disconnected from the load? _____________________________
5. Each crane must be clearly marked with its rated capacity. True or False
6. Lift load high when traveling in order to avoid people or objects. True or False
7. The best way to shorten a chain sling is with a strong bolt through two links. True or False
8. When using a basket hitch, the load must be properly balanced. True or False
9. What causes slings to be subjected to loads in addition to the weight of the object? __________
10. What should be attached to every sling? __________
1. Inspect slings each day before they are used.
2. False. Never wrap the hoist’s chain/rope around the load.
3. Daily crane inspections include operating mechanisms, air/hydraulics, hoist chains/ropes.
4. A safety latch or clip prevents the hook from disconnecting from the load.
5. True. Cranes must be clearly marked with their rated capacity.
6. False. Travel with the load as near to the ground as possible.
7. False. Never shorten a sling with a bolt or a knot.
8. True. A basket hitch requires a balanced load.
9. Hanging slings at angles causes them to be subjected to horizontal forces.
10. A label with the sling’s rated capacity.