The lifting and loading of tons of loads has some risks that come along with it. Oftentimes lifting equipment and accessories fail to
do the assigned task, and such failure results in loss of both property and human life. The failure of lifting equipment during lifting
operations are usually due to human carelessness, error in assembling of different parts and defect in the particular equipment.
In order to avoid these dangerous hazards and losses, all lifting equipment owners and users should inspect their equipment thoroughly prior to use. A thorough inspection is the best way to make sure that the device is safe and fit for purpose.
Petro-Base Ltd is a NDT (non-destructive testing) Inspection and certification company, a member of Petro-Base Group. The company was incorporated in 1998, approved by Directorate of Petroleum Resources, DPR to provide Lifting and Hoisting Services and Oil and Gas Industry Training. We are member of LEEA, ASNT, and certified to ISO 9001:2015 Management System, IADC - DIT. Since inception Petro-Base Ltd has been providing Lifting and Hoisting services to the oil and Gas industry in Nigeria.
Petro-Base Ltd is one of the most equipped and experienced third party lifting equipment inspection companies in Nigeria providing the following services:
Lifting equipment is any work equipment for lifting and lowering loads, and includes any accessories used in doing so (such as attachments to support, fix or anchor the equipment)
Lifting Apppliance is any machine/device, whether powered, manually, mechanically or electrically, able to move, either vertically or horizontally or both, or suspend loads, including the supporting structures and related parts used for lifting and lowering loads.
Petro-Base Ltd is competent to carry out Inspection of lifting appliances whether periodic Inspection or client's scheduled Inspection
Lifting accessories are pieces of equipment that are used to attach the load to lifting equipment, providing a link between the two. The accessories / loose lifting gear needs to undergo physical examination and load test as per the recommended standards to ensure safe operation. Upon successful completion of the required test, an Inspection report will be provided to indicate compliance of the equipment and machineries with safety requirements and its fitness for use. When the equipment and machineries does not comply with the requirements of the relevant standard, an Inspection report shall be issued, the full description as to why the equipment and machinery failed the Inspection. Petro-Base Ltd inspection engineers and technicians are trained and certified to LEEA, NIGERIAN FACTORY ACT, ASNT and NSL ASCOWORLD.
The Inspection, Testing and Certification standards include but not limited to the following: BS 7212, BS 7121, BS EN 1808, BS EN 115-1+A1, BS EN 81-1+A3, BS 5639, BS ISO 22915-8, BS 3726, BS EN 280, BS 8460, BS EN 13157+A1, ISO 4308-1, BS EN 81-2, BS EN 60204, IEC 529, IEC 60947-5-1, LOLER and relevant standard(s), BS EN 13414, BS EN 1492, BS EN 818, BS 3551, BS EN ISO 3266, BS EN 1677, BS EN 13155, BS EN 13889
All Petro-Base Ltd personnel are trained and certified in accordance to national and international standards and they always work in compliance to all relevant regulatory requirements.
Petro-Base Ltd is a corporate member of National and International professional bodies and organizations that standardize oil and gas industry operations. They include but not limited to the following: