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Slings

Purpose

This section applies to slings used in conjunction with other material handling equipment for the movement of material by hoisting, in employments covered by this part.
The types of slings covered are those made from alloy steel chain, wire rope, metal mesh, natural or synthetic fiber rope, and synthetic web.

Topics

Training consists of familiarizing students with:

  • Inspection Procedures
  • Identification and Selection
  • Load Capacities
  • Safe Operating Temperatures
  • Repair Concerns
  • Effects of Wear
  • Attachments
  • Removal From Service
  • Sling Testing
  • Splicing
  • Environmental Conditions