CAL OSHA Standards

Crane and Hoist Services LTD

Top-Grade Crane Services

Ensuring your workers operate cranes and hoists safely is important. Our group classes and training sessions cover best practices, operator awareness, and CAL OSHA Title 8 standards to help your job site become an accident-free zone.

CAL OSHA Periodic Inspection Procedure

  • 1. An In-Depth Inspection of All Suspected Deficiencies, Parts Required to Repair, and an Evaluation of Removal and Replacement of Defective Parts.
  • 2. All Brakes, Pads, Discs, Etc. Are Checked and Listed as Satisfactory, Requiring Immediate Attention, or in Unacceptable Condition
  • 3. All Wheels Are Given a Visual Check for Signs of Wear on Flanges, Tread, and Bearings cause of Wear Is Determined, Will Be Greased Externally (if Needed) through ZERTS if Working (if Not, We Will Advise You).
  • 4. Structural Connection of Bridge to End Trucks Is Checked. Bolts Are Checked by Tapping with a Hammer to Locate Loose Bolts Status, and Location of Discrepancies Are Brought to Your Attention, Cracks in Welds at Haunch or in Steel Are Noted You’re Notified of Any Problems, which Are Recorded in Our Report.
  • 5. Wire Rope Is Checked Visually, and Its Diameter Is Measured
  • 6. For Sheaves and Sheave Gearings, a Gauge Is Used to Determine Wear in Sheave, or if Groove Marks from Wire Are Showing on Sheaves, Bushings Are Checked Visually.
  • 7. On the Bottom Block, the Sheave Bearing Case, Hook, Spread Nut, and Thrust Washers Are Checked. Hook Is Checked for Wear, Stretch of hook throat of at least 10%, and visual signs of Cracks.
  • 8. On Motors and Couplings, We Check Oil Level and Notate and Record on Other Areas Loose or Missing Bolts, General Condition of Brushes, Rotor Wear, and Seals
  • 9. Check Controls in Electric Panel Boxes and Pull out Contacts to Inspect (if Necessary) Contacts Are Inspected Visually (if Possible) and Good Operating Condition Is Confirmed
  • 10. Joystick Covers Are Opened and Checked for Wear. All Operational Functions and Controls Are Tested. Radio Controls Are Operated in All Modes and Checked for Discrepancies in Control Box, and Controller Antennas Are Inspected
  • 11. For Cab-Controlled Cranes, Fire Extinguishers and All Safety-Related Items Are Checked. Technicians Ensure That Controls Operate Correctly without Removing Covers (if Possible).
  • 12. Condition and Working Order of All Buttons on Pendants Are Noted. Ensure All Buttons Are Legible, No Strain on the Cord and Light and Horn Are in Safe Condition.

Contact our Crane and Hoist Service company at one of two Northern California locations for more information about how we help you adhere to CAL OSHA standards.

Crane and Hoist Services LTD

Solving Problems

Our CAL OSHA -certified and licensed surveyors professionally handle all crane and hoist repairs. Trust in us for the precision work and quality replacement parts you need for more reliable machinery on your job site.

Don't worry if your problem is electrical. We have a team that specializes in electrical work for all types of overhead cranes and hoists.

Maintenance Programs Available

The maintenance program we provide for you depends on the capacities of your hoists and cranes. We will design a custom maintenance program to ensure everything is running smoothly.

Once you have your program, you can prevent or limit breakdowns and stay within CAL OSHA Title 8 parameters. Give us a call at (866) 509-1054 for an on-site review to determine potential problems that could occur.

Crane and Hoist Services LTD