Overhead Crane installation

Why Perform Inspections for Overhead Crane And Hoists?

Ensuring compliance with OSHA regulations is imperative for any business. Regular overhead crane and hoist inspections not only demonstrate a commitment to safety but also shield against potential fines and penalties. These inspections enhance plant safety by identifying and rectifying potential hazards, reduce equipment breakdowns, minimize downtime, and proactively address minor issues, ultimately saving time and costs in the long term.

Remain in Compliance with OSHA

Regular overhead crane and hoist inspections are crucial for ensuring compliance with OSHA regulations. By scheduling these inspections, you not only demonstrate your commitment to safety but also avoid potential fines or penalties for non-compliance.

Improve Plant Safety

Safety is paramount in any industrial setting. Thorough inspections help identify and rectify potential safety hazards, such as worn-out components or faulty mechanisms, ensuring a safer working environment for your team. This proactive approach minimizes the risk of accidents and injuries.

Reduce the Number of Equipment Breakdowns

Routine inspections are like preventative medicine for your cranes and hoists. They enable early detection of wear and tear, allowing you to address issues before they escalate into costly breakdowns. This proactive maintenance approach keeps your equipment running smoothly and extends its lifespan.

Reduce Downtime

Equipment breakdowns can lead to significant downtime, disrupting your operations and impacting productivity. Regular inspections help minimize unexpected failures, keeping your production lines running efficiently and ensuring minimal interruptions to your workflow.

Identify Minor Problems Before Major Repairs

Catching minor issues during inspections allows you to address them promptly and at a lower cost. Neglected problems can snowball into major repairs that are not only more expensive but also cause longer downtimes. By identifying and fixing minor issues early, you save both time and money in the long run.

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Collin Essex Awarded First Ever Roger Graham Scholarship in 2020

The first-ever Roger Graham Scholarship was awarded in May 2020 to Morristown High School graduate Collin Essex of Morristown, Indiana. Collin worked through high school at Runyon's, the big auto repair and tire shop in Morristown. Eager to get going on his career, Collin immediately started summer classes at Lincoln Technical Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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