INSPECT POWER PLANT SLING Continued
Use straight edge to measure cross beam bend.
Inspect structural members for following:
If welded joints are cracked in excess of 1/2 inch (13 mm) or 25% of length of weld in gusset (1) to cross beam (2)
area, remove sling from service.
If cross beam is bent or twisted in excess of 1/4 inch (6 mm) at ends of cross beam, remove sling from service. Do
not attempt to straighten a bent cross beam.
If lifting hole (3) is elongated in excess of 1/8 inch (3 mm), remove sling from service.
Complete required forms.
Damaged lifting slings can fall with load. Personnel can be injured or killed. Inspect all slings.
Do not use damaged slings.
Chains are inspected on a link by link basis with the chain slack.
Do Periodic Check Procedure Step 2a and Steps 3 - 8.
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