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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • Every loose gear shall be
    • of good design and construction, sound material and adequate strength for the purpose for which it is used and free from patent defects and,
    • properly maintained in good repair and working order.
  • Components of the loose gear shall be renewed if one of the dimensions at any point has decreased by 10 per cent. or more by user.
    • Chains shall be withdrawn from use when stretched and increased in length exceeds five per cent, or when a link of the chain deformed or otherwise damaged or raised scarfs of defective welds appeared.
    • Rings hooks, swivels and end links attached to chains shall be of the same material as that of the chains.
  • The voltage of electric supply to any magnetic lifting device shall not fluctuate by more than + 10 per cent.