Webbing Slings must be inspected prior to every use
- Any external wear such as abrasion or cuts and contusions.
- Internal wear which is often indicated by a thickening of the sling or the presence of grit and dirt.
- Damage caused by high temperatures, sunlight or chemicals (indicated by discolouration).
- Damage to the label or stitching.
- Damage to the eyes or to any end fittings.