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Here at Sparta Engineering we get asked at least once a month from our clients if they really need to get their scissor lifts and manlifts inspected each year. As a result, we’ve decided to write this helpful blog on the regulations and requirements of manlift/scissorlift inspections. Read more →
Certified weld inspection companies are an important part of your business, helping you to maximize revenue, improve operational efficiency and ensure your staff are safe at all times. However, is the way you are paying your inspection company really the best method for your firm? Read more →
Whether you’re in the oil field, material handling or any industry that requires heavy lifting, it’s likely that you use a crane as a part of your process. The government dictates that cranes should be inspected at least once a year, making weld inspections a vital part of your business operations.
The government’s Standard CSA Z150-2011 states: “A structural inspection report shall be prepared containing details of what was inspected and by which method, the location of defects, if any, and the repair procedures and re-inspection of findings along with the opinion of the engineer that the crane is structurally sound when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.” Read more →
A certified weld inspector – as mentioned in our previous blog on the importance of an outsourced weld inspector – is essential for any company in an industry that requires the use of heavy machinery, such as cranes or forklifts.
Not only are weld inspections important for the safety of employees, the efficiency of machinery and for liability reasons, but they are also a fundamental business practice to meet industry standards and regulations. Read more →
Certified weld inspectors are an incredibly useful and, in most industries, essential asset for companies that require the use of heavy machinery. Outsourcing your inspection services can help you save money, as well as give you access to highly-trained and qualified inspectors.
Welding and high quality machinery are not only important for the safety of your employees, but also for liability reasons. A bad welding job is probably not only against the law, but it could cost you millions in lawsuits if an injury occurs. Read more →
The current trend in billing style for annual equipment certification, at least in the Alberta area, is that more and more companies are asking for flat rate pricing. That is to say that they ask to know in advance how much the inspection will cost for a specific type of equipment. Sometimes the inspection goes a little quicker and the inspection company wins… Read more →
Sparta Inspection is committed to raising the bar for crane inspection services. Outlined below are the 4 key tenets upon which our company builds to deliver a full suite of inspection services that are designed to exceed your expectations… Read more →
There are two basic certifications that are required on a lifting device in Canada. The first is the engineering approval on the capacity. The other is an annual weld inspection for ongoing certification. I occasionally come across un-certified lifting equipment in my trips around Alberta and every time it surprises me. Although, the industry is slowly becoming better at policing this, and the operators out there are getting trained to make sure their equipment is certified, it is still fairly common to see even larger companies using lifting equipment that hasn’t been engineered… Read more →
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