requent Inspection - Daily or before using)
BRAKING MECHANISM Check by lifting load a short distance then lowering to its original position while
checking for slippage or free run.
LOAD CHAIN For wear, twists, broken or otherwise damaged links. Chain should be clean and free of foreign
material or excessive rust. Chain should be properly lubricated.
(C) HOOK For wear, heavy nicks, cracks or deformation. The hook must turn freely and the latch should be
Note: Any hook that is twisted or has throat opening in excess of normal indicates over- loading or abuse
of the hoist and requires an inspection of all other load bearing components for damage.
Annual Inspection - (More often if in heavy use or an adverse environment)
Chain, load sheaves and other sheaves for excessive wear or chain stretch.
HOOK Dye penetrant, magnetic particle or other suitable crack detecting inspection. The hook must turn freely
and the latch should be operative.
(C) HOOK RETAINING PINS OR WELDS should be inspected.
(D) BRAKE MECHANISM Worn, glazed or contaminated friction discs, worn pawls and damaged pawl springs.
(D) LOAD BEARING PARTS Worn, cracked or distorted parts such as hand chain wheels, chain attachments,
suspension bolts, shafts, gears, and bearings.
Written, dated and signed inspection report and records should be made on the hoist. A sample log form is furnished on
CHESTER HOIST DIVISION * MONOGRAM INDUSTRIES * PHONE (216) 424-7248 * LISBON, OHIO, U.S.A. 44432