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How to Inspect a Metal Mesh Sling to OSHA and ASME Standards

Proper inspection of your metal mesh slings for damage or irregularities, prior to each use, is the best way to help keep everybody on the job site safe.

Learn how to inspect a metal mesh sling—also commonly referred to as wire mesh—to OSHA and ASME standards in the sixth lesson of Sling Inspection 101.

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In this video:
     ► Metal mesh sling tag requirements 0:12
     ► Visual inspection demo: metal mesh slings 0:26
     ► Basic inspection criteria for metal mesh slings 2:20
     ► Rejection criteria: metal mesh slings 3:11

Enroll in sling inspection 101 to learn the OSHA and ASME standards of wire rope, synthetic web, alloy chain, synthetic roundsling, high-performance roundsling, metal mesh, and synthetic rope lifting slings.

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