Occupational (OSHA) and Environmental Hazards/Chainfalls & Come Alongs


Hi. Besides the user inspecting the chainfall or come along before each use, is there a rule that each piece of equipment is required to be sent in to someone for recertification and load tested each year by a Certified person or Company? Thanks for your help, & you have a "way cool day".  Marc

Great question Marc!  There is no requirement for what you outlined in your question, unless it is addressed specifically in the manufacturers recommendations.  I hope this answers your question.  If you have further questions or need any additional information, please contact me.  Thanks for the well wishes, stay cool!

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Robert Tipton, CSP


I can answer questions regarding OSHA general industry and construction compliance, industrial hygiene, workers compensation, general safety issues, Lockout/Tag-out, Power Press safety, Laser Safety, Ergonomics and Fire safety.


I have worked over 5 years in the insurance industry conducting loss prevention services, worked two years as an OSHA Safety Compliance Officer, over 15 years in manufacturing as a safety professional.

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Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania Certified Safety Professional, CSP by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for over ten years.

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