Bishop Lifting Products
2013 January Newsletter!
Sling Inspection Criteria Posters 
Click here to fill out our form and we will mail you a Sling Inspection Criteria poster.  Make sure you and your co-workers know what to look for before each lift. 

Has inspection criteria for:

  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Web Slings
  • Metal Mesh Slings
  • Chain Slings
  • and Roundslings


Top 10 Crane Standards Cited


OSHA1. 1926.1428(a)  - Signal person not qualified


2. 1926.1425(c)(3) - Materials not rigged by qualified rigger


3. 1926-1428(a)(3) - No documentation for the signal person


4. 1926.1412(f)(1) - No annual inspections performed by a qualified person


5. 1926.1408(a)(2) - No determination for working radius closer than 20 feet to a power line


6.  1926.1417(c)(1) - Operators manual, load charts, hazard warnings, etc., not in the cab at all times


7. 1926.1412(d)(1) - A determination for safety was not made by competent person after a deficiency was noted during a visual inspection


8. 1926.1412(e)(2)(i) - Monthly crane inspection results, missing or signed documentation not maintained


9. 1926.1412(f)(2) - Inspections not performed annually by a qualified person or as specified


10. 1926.1411(f)(2)(xvii) - Missing labels supplied by the manufacturer

Liftmax Rigging Containers
Liftmax rigging containers are designed as customizable storage containers for slings, rigging hardware, tools, and equipment for on-site use. Customer specifies all interior components; where hooks, racks, and shelving should be placed as well as
lighting and electrical outlet placement. Liftmax™ rigging containers are most commonly used for holding oilfield and construction materials and parts. Please contact with any inquiries.


Liftmax Strongback and JC Renfroe Plate Clamps in Action


Picture below shows a Liftmax Strongback lifting beam and JC Renfroe plate clamps being used to lift and place a steel plate on a fuel storage tank in Houston, TX. Click here to see the full image.




In This Issue


Sling Inspection Criteria Posters
Top 10 Crane Standards Cited
Liftmax™ Rigging Containers

 Liftmax™ and JC Renfroe in Action


BLP Specials  


Upcoming Events

 Have a blank space on your wall for a 2013 wall calendar?
Click here to fill out our form and we will mail you one!

Need Crane Outrigger Pads?


 BigPads™ are made from UHMWPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) and are significantly more durable and lighter than traditional wood or steel pads.


Click here to see our catalog or contact to order.    


BLP Specials

 McKissick Oilfield Block  

Specials on blocks, hoists, lifting devices and more!


McKissick Oilfield Blocks:

83A, 30 ton 430 Block, 

30 ton 380 Block


Coffing Hoists: JLC and EC

Lincoln Cable Hoists:

LH 3000-30

Upcoming Events

Feb. 5-6, 2013 IADC HSE Conference - Houston, TX


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