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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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Certification Reinforcement by OSHA

OSHA has issued a Memorandum regarding the necessity and requirement of Crane Certifications. OSHA issued this Enforcement policy to forewarn the public...

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Changes in NCCCO Certification Requirements

Effective January first, many changes will come into play with NCCCO. As an example, their most recent announcement is in regard to removing the eligibility requirement for a physical evaluation.

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Equipment Modifications: OSHA's Take

Modifications or Additions to a crane which affect the capacity or safe operation of the equipment are prohibited, except when you meet the OSHA requirements.

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Have Your Crane Operators Been Evaluated?

"alter the requirement that crane-operator certification be based on equipment “type and capacity,” instead permitting certification based on equipment “type” or “type and capacity”;

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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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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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Operator Evaluations: Are You Prepared

Are you fully aware of the recent changes to OSHA Standards? Would you be prepared and ready to be questioned and visited by OSHA? There are many things to consider when you have a crane operator, and one of which is, “have they been properly evaluated?”.

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OSHA’s Warning for CIC Certifications

They must be certified, and not only so, but by an “entity accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency”. CIC is no longer recognized by such accreditation.

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