Brewes GmbH

June 22, 2014

The inspection of cranes we must act very carefully. There must be no routine, each crane must be individually assessed and checked accordingly. Also cranes not pass a regular review. This assumes the respective entrepreneur in the duty at least once per year and according to its operational use of a qualified specialist to verify the crane. The inspection intervals are depends on several factors and should be coordinated with the crane manufacturer. A crane moving under full load, for example, rarely requires a more frequent maintenance than one for smaller installations, shared facility. The impact of external factors of the crane, as toxic fumes in pickling, plays a role in the frequency of the checks.

Inspecting a crane must be carried out by a competent person. To determine the safety of the plant, the examiner must be both a subject-related training as well as have relevant experience in the area of the State health and safety regulations, accident prevention regulations and the generally valid technical rules. But also operating engineers, machine or crane master can perform the test, there should be appropriate knowledge to determine the safe condition of a crane. All results must be recorded also by the examiner in a test book, which countersigns the entrepreneurs and to be presented on demand. A Visual and functional testing is performed to determine the safe working condition of a crane system. Following activities include a full test process: testing the furnishings to match the data in the test book review of the status of components and facilities with respect to damage, wear, corrosion or other changes checking for completeness and effectiveness of the safety devices and the brake function and brakes with load in the area of maximum permissible load-bearing capacity test on completeness of marking and signage are documentation of the test results, deficiencies in the inspection report noted assessment, whether the operation or continued operation concerns oppose attaching a test badge bearing the stamp of the next test, so that no more testing will forget inspection stickers according to BGV D6 found in the online shop of the Brewes GmbH.

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