LOAD TEST SERVICES

OVERVIEW

YorkHoist is a full solutions provider of both onsite and offsite Load Testing services. On an annual basis, YorkHoist preforms over 5,000 Load Tests on varying pieces of equipment with capacities ranging between 100 Pounds and 250 Tons. This diverse experience allows YorkHoist to provide quality Load Testing services at an unmatched price.

All Load Tests are performed by factory trained YorkHoist technicians who exceed OSHA, CCAA, & CMAA qualification. Each test is fully documented and a Load Test Certification Report is generated in real-time using the MyHCR system.

TYPES OF EQUIPMENT LOAD TESTED BY YORKHOIST

1 Overhead Cranes
2 Hoists
3 Truck Cranes
4 Fork Lifts
5 Load Bars
6 Scales
7 Slings
8 Chains
9 Spreader Bars
10 Custom Solutions
10 Winches
10 Lift Tables
10 Pallet Lifters
10 Davit Cranes
10 And More!
1 Overhead Cranes
2 Hoists
3 Truck Cranes
4 Fork Lifts
10 Pallet Lifters
5 Load Bars
6 Scales
7 Slings
8 Chains
10 Davit Cranes
9 Spreader Bars
10 Custom Solutions
10 Winches
10 Lift Tables
10 And More
1 Overhead Cranes
2 Hoists
3 Truck Cranes
4 Fork Lifts
10 Pallet Lifters
9 Spreader Bars
10 Winches
10 And More
5 Load Bars
6 Scales
7 Slings
8 Chains
10 Custom Solutions
10 Lift Tables
10 Davit Cranes

WHEN TO LOAD TEST

01

Prior to Initial Use

02

Equipment Modification​s

03

Major Repairs

04

Re-Installation of Unit

WHEN TO LOAD TEST

01

Prior to Initial Use

02

Equipment Modification​s

03

Major Repairs

04

Re-Installation of Unit

WHEN TO LOAD TEST

01

Prior to Initial Use

02

Equipment Modification​s

03

Major Repairs

04

Re-Installation of Unit

1926.251(A)(4)

"Special custom design grabs, hooks, clamps, or other lifting accessories, for such units as modular panels, prefabricated structures and similar materials, shall be marked to indicate the safe working loads and shall be proof-tested prior to use to 125 percent of their rated load."

1926.251(C)(15)(II)

"All welded end attachments shall not be used unless proof tested by the manufacturer or equivalent entity at twice their rated capacity prior to initial use. The employer shall retain a certificate of proof test, and make it available for examination."

1910.179(K)(2)

"Rated load test. Test loads shall not be more than 125 percent of the rated load unless otherwise recommended by the manufacturer. The test reports shall be placed on file where readily available to appointed personnel."

LOAD TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Contact a YorkHoist Sales Representative for questions regarding load test requirements. YorkHoist will always provide OSHA and ANSI supporting documentation ensuring you receive accurate and thorough information. Requirements vary depending on equipment type, specific requirements may apply.​

LOAD TESTING CERTIFICATIONS

CRANE LOAD TESTING & CERTIFICATION

Each YorkHoist service technician has the ability to perform an onsite or offsite Load Test for any of your hoists and cranes. Each tested crane and hoist will have a certificate of testing which includes the serial number, capacity certification, and date of certification.

BELOW-THE-HOOK DEVICE TESTING & CERTIFICATION

All below-the-hook testing can be performed onsite or offsite at one of our locations. This includes load bars, spreader bars, specialized lifting hooks/grabs, coil lifters, pallet lifters, and more. Each service technician has the ability to test hook devices with capacities exceeding 100 tons.

CUSTOM DEVICES & LOAD BEARING PARTS

YorkHoist has the ability to preform onsite or offsite load testing on custom devices or load bearing parts. This includes parts for machinery, conveyors, and/or scaffolding. YorkHoist can design and fabricate custom testing jigs for any job.

LOAD TEST CERTIFICATION

A Load Test Certification Report is generated for all units tested by YorkHoist. This report provides detailed information regarding the test preformed. This includes unit identification number, unit capacity, test weight, date of test, qualified technician information, and pictures of the equipment under load. All Load Test Certification Reports are immediately accessible on YorkHoists comprehensive online customer portal, MyHCR.

After shop repairs, all equipment is Load Tested before being sent back to your facility.

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