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Rigging Qs: Proof Testing Lifting Slings, Load Testing BTH devices, & OSHA requirements

Welcome back to the Rigging Qs series!

In this episode of Rigging Qs, we’re answering questions about proof testing. Learn if you need to proof test your lifting slings, what happens after a below-the-hook lifting device’s load test, and what non-destructive testing is. Does OSHA or ASME require magnetic particle testing?

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In this video:

0:00 – Intro

0:25 – Do you need to proof test all your lifting slings?

1:18 – What happens after a BTH device is load tested?

1:40 – What is NDT testing?

2:12 – Does OSHA or ASME require Magnetic Particle Testing?

2:37 – Find out more!

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