Sabre Gantry Crane Load Test 29 CFR 1910.179(k)

  • Was load test performed prior to initial use after the Gantry Crane was initially used, altered?

  • Date and time that Load test was conducted.

  • Specific location of the Gantry Crane.

  • Specific Gantry Crane Identification:

  • Name of the individual conducting load test:

  • What was used to perform the load test and what are the known weight specifics?

  • Was the Gantry crane hoist tested to the upper limit switch

  • Any issues with the upper limit switch?

  • Was the Gantry crane hoist tested to the lower limit switch?

  • Any issues with the lower limit switch?

  • Trolley travel tested and within manufacture recommended limits?

  • Bridge travel tested and with in manufacturing recommended limits?

  • Limit switches, locking and safety devices tested and within manufacturing recommendations?

  • The trip setting of hoist limit switches shall be determined by tests with an empty hook traveling in increasing speeds up to the maximum speed. The actuating mechanism of the limit switch shall be located so that it will trip the switch, under all conditions, in sufficient time to prevent contact of the hook or hook block with any part of the trolley.

  • Rated load test. Test loads shall not be more than 125 percent of the rated load unless otherwise recommended by the manufacturer. The test reports shall be placed on file where readily available to appointed personnel.

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  • Individual conducting load test:

  • EH&S representative:

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