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Where the severity of use/conditions is such that there is a reasonable probability of damage or excessive wear (such as loading that may have exceeded rated capacity, shock loading that may have exceeded rated capacity, prolonged exposure to a corrosive atmosphere), the employer must stop using the equipment and a qualified person must:
1926.1412(g)(1)
Inspect the equipment for structural damage to determine if the equipment can continue to be used safely.
1926.1412(g)(2)
In light of the use/conditions determine whether any items/conditions listed in paragraph (f) of this section need to be inspected; if so, the qualified person must inspect those items/conditions.
1926.1412(g)(3)
If a deficiency is found, the employer must follow the requirements in paragraphs (f)(4) through (6) of this section.

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