Inspection Methods/Services

Liquid Penetration Testing (PT)

Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

Visual Inspection (VT)

Equipment Certifications:

Annual inspection of lift devices is required under the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for the province.


SMG Inspection maintains an active role in staying in current with technology advances favoring cranes and lift equipment. With stronger steels, equipment is getting more difficult to properly repair. We need to be mindful of the metallurgical properties of the steel before a repair is attempted.


Our inspectors provides lift equipment inspection and our engineers provide certification services to satisfy the requirements of codes and regulation for all types of lift equipment.


Types of equipment include:

  • Truck or Crawler Mounted Conventional Cranes
  • Hydraulic Truck Cranes
  • All Terrain Cranes
  • Carry Deck and Industrial Cranes
  • Truck Mounted Picker Cranes
  • Articulating Cranes
  • Hydraulic Telescoping Manlifts
  • Hydraulic Articulating Manlifts
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Bucket Trucks
  • Insulated Bucket Trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Spreader Bars
  • Lift Beams
  • Manbaskets
  • Material Baskets
SMG Inspections is certified CWB 178.1