Each crane must be inspected by a competent person prior to each shift it will be used, and completed before or during that shift. This inspecton consist of observations fo apparent deficiencies.
For wire rope, the inspection must consist of observation of wire ropes (running and standing) that are likely to be in use during the shift, for apparent deficiencies. Untwisting (opening) of wire rope or booming down is not required as part of this inspection. Each lift made with a Type II or Type III rotation resistan wire rope must by inspected by a qualified person and recorded. See 19 and 20 below.
Indicate "S" for Satisfactory, "U" for unsatisfactory, "N/A' for not applicable.