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Aerial and Crane Inspection and Certification Services

Ensure the Quality and Safety of Your Aerial and Crane Equipment

It’s imperative that your aerial and crane equipment is always in top working condition – both from a business standpoint and to ensure the safety of your employees. In fact, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) strongly recommends that aerial and ground ladders be inspected yearly.

TÜV Rheinland provides a variety of expert aerial and crane inspection services – performed either on-site or at your facility. During a detailed inspection process, the condition of your equipment is thoroughly reviewed and examined by a trained and qualified inspector. You receive a detailed report and any other necessary documentation identifying key areas of the inspection process and required repairs.

Benefits at a Glance

With aerial and crane inspection and certification services by TÜV Rheinland, an independent third party, you:

  • Ensure that your equipment meets all state and federal safety codes
  • Complies fully with inspection standards and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) recommendations
  • Reduce risk of company liability with documented safety standards
  • Benefit from fast audit time and our long-standing experience

Aerial and Crane Inspection and Certification Services

Our experts perform detailed tests and inspections, which are also discussed with a fire department representative. In detail, our services comprise:

Aerial equipment inspection services for cranes and overhead cranes, including:

  • Complete visual inspection
  • Ultrasonic testing
  • Magnetic particle testing
  • Performance testing
  • Liquid dye penetrants
  • Operational and load stability testing
  • Oil test spectroanalysis

Ground ladder inspection and testing services, including:

  • Roof hook testing
  • Hardware testing
  • Horizontal bend testing
  • Heat sensors
  • Operational testing

Aerial fire truck test methods, including:

  • Visual inspection
  • Magnetic particle testing
  • Ultrasonic test methods
  • Load and operational testing
  • Oil spectroanalysis

Products Covered

We inspect all equipment, be it a personnel lifting device or a heavy product device, specifically:

  • Aerial equipment
  • Ground ladders
  • Aerial fire trucks