For a complete review of recommended industry practices, please refer to:
Recommended Practices - Do
- Make sure load weight is within the sling's rated capacity; slings should be long enough so the rated load is adequate when the sling to load angle is considered.
- Select sling characteristics that are suitable for the load, hitch and environment.
Recommended Practices - Don't
- Load slings in excess of rated capacity (consider load angle).
- Twist, shorten, lengthen, or tie knots in slings.