Safe Rigging Starts Here.
Yes, it starts with that must know and can easily read the rated lifting capacity of your slings. Sling tagging has long been a problem within the industry. Either they were made from steel plate with hard to read stamped in numbers, or they were skimpy and small. Tags should be printed in large legible numbers so users can actually read the tag from about 6 ft away. That in itself is a huge step forward in plant and construction site safety. Tags must also show month/year of last inspection and rated lifting capacities in either lbs, kgs or tons. For further information go to https://www.unirope.com/products/slings/chain-wire-mesh-slings/sling-tagging-system/