|Document ID (ISN)||38599|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note PM 20
Health and Safety Executive
||Cable laid slings and grommets
||H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1981. 8p. Illus. Price: ú1.00.
||Guidance is given on the construction and use of cable-laid, single-part slings and grommets developed for use in the off-shore oil industry, which are made up of 6 unit ropes laid as outers over one core unit rope and which are too large to be tested to destruction on existing equipment. Guidance is given on construction and splicing of cable-laid slings and construction, termination, seizing and calculated minimum breaking load of grommets. Subsequently details are given of working load limit, safe working load, loads in sling legs, testing and certification, identification marking, storage and inspection, operating life and annual thorough examination, record of lifts. An appendix gives a model certificate of wire rope test and examination.
||United Kingdom; slinging of loads; offshore oil extraction; slings; wire ropes
||safe working loads; approval; marking; directive; equipment testing; replaced; design of equipment
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Materials handling and storage
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Petroleum and natural gas industry