Whether using leased or rental assets or your own lifting equipment, it is fundamental that you have a lifting inspection procedure in place.
The LEEA is an international organisation respected as the authoritative representative body in the lifting industry. In order to meet the recommendations that are set by the LEEA, you must consider how you will use your lifting equipment and how you wish to conduct your lifting inspection. This goes for the refurbishment and repair, maintenance, hire or end use by an operator of machinery. For this to occur it is imperative to have a dynamic, tailored and powerful inspection solution in place.
Digital lifting inspection can be completed via a paperless inspection application run on any mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. Run via Android or iOS, mobile devices lend their features such as the built-in camera to the inspection application. Using this it is possible to take pictures of equipment for the lifting inspection and add them post annotation to the report. The touchscreen gives the possibility to make drawings or highlight certain wear or faults with lifting equipment, whilst GPS timestamps are derived directly from the device itself. The lifting inspection application also makes it easier to keep track of lifting equipment whether it is portable or fixed, temporary or permanent, via built-in historical asset tracking. This is viewable for all users with granted permission via a web-portal accessible 24/7, 365 days a year. Such access and dependability on the system is unparalleled when compared to regular pen and paper inspection procedures. Instead of storage via a cabinet in a stacked filing room, digital lifting inspections can be based on servers in-house or via the cloud (SaaS).