Is the product within the manufacturers lifespan ?
Visual checks for excessive wear to any part
Abrasion,particularly to load bearing parts
Furry webbing or rope (indicated abrasion)
Stitching cut,broken or abraded
Cuts ,particularly to load bearing parts
Dirty webbing or rope (dirt accelerates abrasion )
Damage by chemicals
And /or discolouration
And/or hardened areas
Damage by heat
If any doubt ,remove from service
Inside and outside any textile attachment point loops for all the features listed under the general checking procedure .
Fastening and adjustment buckles for correct assembly
Fastening and adjustment for excessive wear .
Fastening and adjustment buckles for corrosion
Fastening and adjustment buckles for cracks or other damage .
If any doubt ,remove from service .