As an independent, third-party inspection agency, the services of CICB are available to the customer when crane operation’s compliance in one of the following industries is required:
CICB does not represent any equipment manufacturer or dealer. Our services are performed in accordance with all applicable federal laws, regulations and government policies, including OSHA & ANSI/AMSE Standards.
Our inspection and/or load test services are conducted in the following manner:
Performed on site.
Inspections comply with applicable regulations, safety codes and standards for that type of crane.
Performed in accordance with the crane manufacturer’s specifications.
Review of the customer’s crane history file, to include records of past load tests, inspections, maintenance, and repairs.
The inspection process includes a complete and thorough visual inspection of the crane or below-the-hook lifting device.
The inspection is conducted in the following manner:
Conduct visual inspection of the entire crane or lifting device and supporting structure, if applicable.
Conduct a function test checking for proper operation of the following:
All controls, mechanisms, operating systems and brakes
All safety devices and limit switches
All operator aids
Rated load test, if desired
Inspection of load hooks shall include visual inspection for distortion, wear or damage.
Shall not include any disassembly or removing any cover or guard. The customer is to provide mechanic support.
Recommendations for additional specialized tests if applicable.
Maintain and store inspection records for seven years.
Upon completion of the inspection the CICB’s inspector will conduct a verbal out brief with the customer’s representative to discuss the findings and results of the inspection. A written report will be left with the customer’s representative that contains all the recommendations and deficiencies found in the inspection.
When required, a report containing the findings will be forwarded to the appropriate regulatory agency.