Expert inspection

Inspection should take place as follows:

 

• Before every use

• More frequently depending on the conditions of use and company circumstances

• At least once per year (EN 365)

 

Inspection is performed by a qualifi ed personand must be carefully documented.

Parts used during a fall must first be inspected before being used again.

Harnesses and belts or connection equipment with recognisable defects must no longer be used.

 

Discardability

Harnesses and textile parts must bediscarded when bearing seams are damaged,they are deformed through heat, show damage from aggressive materialsor breaks or cuts in the fabric are found.

They must always be discarded after nomore than 10 years.

In contrast, deformed and non-functioningfi ttings and eyelets can be replaced by themanufacturer or an authorised representative.

 

Maintenance work

Maintenance work may only be performedby the manufacturer or a person authorisedby it.Parts without recognisable informationabout CE marking and manufacturer mustbe discarded.

 

Storage and care

PPE and rescue equipment made oftextiles must be stored in dry and cleanrooms protected from light.

 

Inspection service

IMMOOS has the necessary training andis authorised by law to carry out expertinspections.

You can send us your equipment for the annual inspection, or we are happy to perform the inspectionon site at your location.

 

Our annual expert inspection comprises:

 

• Inventory of existing PPE and rescuematerial

• Inspection of individual parts

• Evaluation of condition

• Function check

• Report for documentation

 

Your advantages from an annual expertinspection

 

• Early detection of wear and damage

• No unpleasant surprises in case of rescue (e.g. incomplete equipment)