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Proof Load Testing

Proof load testing is designed to ensure that items of lifting equipment can perform to the required standard in accordance with manufacturer’s guidance, by giving it a full strength test.

A proof load testing is required on installation of any lifting equipment before the item is brought into service and there may be other times in the equipment’s life where a proof testing is required, e.g.

  • following a weld repair to a structural member
  • after a complete overhaul
  • following an incident
  • periodic testing may be specified in some standards