Description, Identification, serial number
Is the boom inspection in date?
Date of boom inspection
Name of the crane operator?
Is the crane certified to make the lift
Is the crane operator comfortable making the lift
Crane hook and block in good repair and are safety latches in place on hook
Slings in date
Slings free of pinched cables, bird cages, broken strands
Synthetic slings not showing signs of wear, worn spots, indicator threads showing
Are they the right sling for the job, rated, right angle, not too short or too long
Slings: has the certificates been reviewed, are they Onsite.
Certificate in date
Is the spread correct for the application
Any abnormal wear patterns on the spreader bar
Shackles: all shackles used are the same manufacture
Shackles: Proper pin used that was supplied by manufacturer
Shackles: all the same size and rating
Are shackles on good certified lifting points
Have all loose items been removed from the load, are all objects staying on the load secured so not to fall or dislodge and shift the load
Tag lines: at least two tag lines, preferably four
Tag lines: are they long enough for the job
Tag lines: no knots or horse tails on the tag lines
Lifting points center the load, will it shift with lifting off the deck
Is the load going around a high risk area
Is the travel path clear of personnel
Will either positions shift or move when the lift is lifted or placed in its new position
Is the lift heavy or complex enough to have an engineered solution.
Is a copy of the lifting program on site for complex or heavy lifts