Any unsafe conditions disclosed by the inspection requirements of paragraph (j) of this section shall be corrected before operation of the crane is resumed. Adjustments and repairs shall be done only by designated personnel.
Repairs or replacements shall be provided promptly as needed for safe operation. The following are examples:
Crane hooks showing defects described in paragraph (j)(2)(iii) of this section shall be discarded. Repairs by welding or reshaping are not generally recommended. If such repairs are attempted they shall only be done under competent supervision and the hook shall be tested to the load requirements of paragraph (k)(2) of this section before further use.
Load attachment chains and rope slings showing defects described in paragraph (j)(2) (iv) and (v) of this section respectively.
All critical parts which are cracked, broken, bent, or excessively worn.
Pendant control stations shall be kept clean and function labels kept legible.
Adjustments shall be maintained to assure correct functioning of components. The following are examples:
All functional operating mechanisms.