OSHA Periodic (Annual) Mobile Crane Inspection

The Periodic (Annual) Mobile Crane Inspection is a detailed visual and operational inspection. Individual components are examined to determine their condition. The Periodic Inspection is performed Annually, Semi-Annually and perhaps even Quarterly based on severity of service, environment and continual usage.

29 CFR 1926.1400 & ASME B30.5 provide the requirements for Mobile Crane Inspections.

The Periodic Inspection shall be performed by a Qualified Inspector. CCTI, Inc. technicians are trained and qualified/certified to inspect, analyze and repair deficiencies found during inspections.

Periodic Inspection Criteria:

Driver's Cab, Chassis, Outriggers, Operator Controls, Load Chart, Safety Devices, Boom, Load Block & Hook must be examined but not limited to:

  • Guards and Covers
  • Structural members for deformity, cracks, or corrosion
  • Bolts, rivets and other fasteners for loose, failed or corrosion
  • Welds for cracks
  • Sheaves and drums for cracks and significant wear
  • Pins, bearings, shafts, gears, rollers and locking devices for distortion, cracks or significant wear
  • Brake & clutch system parts, linings, pawls & ratchets for excessive wear
  • Safety devices, indicators, lighting and operational aids
  • Power plants, leaking exhaust and emergency shut-down features
  • Chains and chain drive sprockets for excessive wear or stretch
  • Travel steering, brakes, and locking
  • Tires for damage or excessive wear
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic and pressurized hoses, fittings, cylinders, and tubing
  • Shaft seals and joints at pump sections and valves
  • Outrigger or stabilizer pads/floats, slider pads for excessive wear or cracks
  • Electrical components and wiring
  • Wire ropes/Cables, Blocks and hooks will be measured and documented
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection
Mobile Crane Inspection