Safety Harness Inspection Checklist

16 Apr 2020 - Flaaim

Item Description:

Model #

In Service Date:

Impact Indicator (where applicable)

  Yes No Comment
Damaged      
Missing      
Deployed      
Reserve lifeline deployed if applicable      

Buckles

  Yes No Comment
Cracked      
Poor function      
Missing Parts      
Corroded      
Burrs/sharp edges      
Bent/distorted      
Damaged      

Labels

  Yes No Comment
Present and attached      
Legible      

D-Rings

  Yes No Comment
Cracked      
Welded      
Bent/distorted      
Corroded      
Sharp Edges      

Labels

  Yes No Comment
Present and attached      
Legible      

Location:

Serial #

Date of Manufacture:

Connectors

  Yes No Comment
Cracked      
Sharp edges      
Missing Parts      
Corroded      
Labelled / marked      
Bent / distorted      
Sticky Gates      
Stays open / Wont lock      
Excess dirt / grease      
Closes but doesn’t lock      
Single Action (no lock on gate)      

Plastic Keepers

  Yes No Comment
Missing      
Damaged      

D-Ring Plate (Back Pad)

  Yes No Comment
Missing      
Damaged      

Stitching

  Yes No Comment
Cut      
Broken      
Pulled      
Missing stitch patterns      
Burned      

Wire Rope

  Yes No Comment
Heat Damage      
Kinked      
Missing / Damaged thimble      
Loose termination      
Corrosion      
Distortion      
Broken Wires      
Separation of strands      
Abraded wires      
Birdcaging      

Webbing

  Yes No Comment
Cuts/ tears / holes      
Burns      
Frays      
Knots      
UV Damage      
Grease/Grime      
Paint      
Discolouration      
Mould      
Missing / Damaged stitch pattern      
Heat damage / glazing      
Permanent marking on load bearing webbing      
Abrasion      

Shock Absorber

  Yes No Comment
Cuts / tears / abrasions      
Deployed / stretched / elongated      
Plastic cover missing      
Holes / burns      
UV Damage / fading      
Excessive soiling      

Rope

  Yes No Comment
Splice loose/ coming out      
Thimble loose / missing      
Inner core damage – voids      
Fraying      
Core showing through sheath      
Cuts / pulls in fibres      
Burns      
Knots      
Heat damage / glazing      
Bird caging      
Discolouration      
Dirt / grease      
Stretched /kinked      
5 full tucks on rope splice      
Paint / rust staining      

Additional comments:

Final appraisal (select one only)
Overall Pass or Fail Clean and reinspect
Return to Service
Pass Return to manufacturer
Remove from Service Fail

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