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Are You Conducting A Thorough Rigging Analysis?

When is the last time you actually did a rigging analysis during your lifting operations? Proper rigging is so much more than throwing a sling around a load and saying, “It will fly.”

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Crane Operator Responsibilities

Great responsibility comes great rewards as Crane Operators are often well paid to do their job. Let’s dive into a certified crane operator’s role and the responsibility that comes with the title.

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Crane Undercarriage Inspections

If you own or use a mobile crawler crane and are not completing a lower carriage inspection on a regular basis, then you could be making a costly mistake. Every crane component has a finite lifespan and it only makes sense to maximize that lifespan. However, an ultimate failure of not completing a proper undercarriage inspection can lead to costly downtime and unnecessarily expensive repair.

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Do You Have A Mobile Crane Safety Manual?

The Mobile Crane Safety Manual is a tool to ensure your employees are working in a safe and efficient manner while cranes are on the job site by breaking down three main components of crane safety: Proper Crane Set-Up, Qualified personnel roles and responsibilities, and controlling a safe work environment. 

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How Do You Want to Make the News?

Ideally, you want to be remembered for your charity work or making an impact within your community and not be part of a construction accident. 

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Invest In Yourself

You need to be cautious “Not to step over dollars to save a dime.” Money should never be cut from safety programs. Doing so increases the risk of having a drastic financial impact in the future.  

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Load Planning

The key to being successful in any job is proper planning. Benjamin Franklin put it best when he said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” This statement holds a lot of truth in the construction industry.

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Mobile Crane Inspections

proper maintenance and inspection procedures, often the most valuable piece of equipment on the job site are not always followed

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