Canada Lifting Equipment Inspection & Engineering

Elevate Your Expectations

IIA has a strong reputation in Canada for mobile crane and other lift equipment inspection, certification, and NDT, as well as supporting engineering services for the lift industry. We specialize in the following inspection and engineering services.


  • Inspection and certification of:
    • Mobile Cranes
    • Bucket Trucks and Other Vehicle-Mounted Aerials
    • Man Lifts & Scissor Lifts
    • Concrete Pumpers
    • Tower Cranes
    • Fire Truck Aerials
    • Fork Trucks & Material Handlers
    • Jib & Gantry Cranes
    • Drill Rigs
    • Spreader Beams & Man Baskets
    • Mast-Climbing Work Platforms (MCWP's)
    • General Lift Equipment Inspections
  • Nondestructive testing (NDT) for compliance to CSA standards
  • Lift equipment inspections are performed under the direction of a professional engineer, as per relevant CSA inspection codes
  • Lift equipment inspection and testing is done in compliance with Ministry of Labour work orders and/or client specific site requirements


  • Repair procedures for damaged cranes and other construction equipment
  • Engineered lifts for heavy loads, tandem crane lifts, or installation into difficult areas
  • Load testing and load rating of cranes and other lift equipment
  • Custom engineered and fabricated equipment, such as spreader bars, manbaskets, gantry cranes and monorails, pallet lifters, jib cranes, fork extensions, and fall protection systems
  • Pre-engineered lifting products such as spreader beams and man baskets
  • Equipment modifications
  • Accident investigation and expert witness services

Lift Equipment Inspection Standards

IIA inspects all types of lift equipment each to its corresponding standard.

Our crane inspection program includes a full nondestructive test of critical welds and pins and bolts. Our own in-house engineers provide the necessary certification for your equipment.

If you own a crane or other type of lifting device and are not sure what is required in terms of inspection, see the reference chart below.

Please click on the embedded links to find out more about our engineering & inspection program.



Inspection Interval

Mobile Cranes CSA Z150Annual
Scissorlifts / ManliftsCSA B35410 yrs, every 5 years after
 Concrete Pumpers CSA Z151 Annual
Tower CranesCSA Z248  Pre-erection, Post-erection, Annual
Fire TrucksNFPA 1914Annual (Visual), 5 years (NDT)
Bucket TrucksCSA C225Annual
Overhead CranesCSA B167Annual
ForkliftsCSA B335Annual
Slings, Hooks, RiggingASME B30Annual