(a) Metal. Inspect for rust, corrosion, dents, bends, breaks, burrs, rough spots, sharp edges, wear,
deterioration; damaged, loose, or missing nuts, bolts, screws, safety pins, or rivets; improper swaging or welding; loss of
(b) Plastic and wood. Inspect for bends, breaks, dents, holes, rough spots, sharp edges, and wear.
(c) Cloth. Inspect for breaks, burns, cuts, frays, holes, rips, snags, tears; loose, missing, or broken
stitching or tacking; weak spots, wear, or deterioration.
(d) Fabric tape, webbing, and cordage. Inspect for breaks, burns, cuts, frays, holes, snags, tears,
incorrect weaving, and sharp edges formed from searing; loose, missing, or broken stitching, tacking, shipping, and
searing; weak spots, wear, and deterioration.
(e) Pressure-sensitive (adhesive) tape. Inspect for burns, holes, cuts, tears, weak spots; looseness
(f) Rubber and elastic. Inspect for burns, cuts, holes, tears, weak spots; loss of elasticity and
(g) Felt. Inspect for cuts, tears, burns, breaks, holes, and thin spots.
(h) Leather. Inspect for burns, cuts, holes, tears, loose missing or broken stitching; thin spots and