“Recent Crane Accidents Renew Need For Crane Safety Training” #CraneSafety

Derrick, Hoist, and Crane Safety Manufacturers, shipyard workers, and construction workers depend on industrial lifting devices to move large, heavy objects. While lifting devices like derricks, hoists, and cranes improve productivity and make work easier, they require special attention when it comes to safety. Types of Crane Hazards No matter the industry, employees using or … Continue reading “Recent Crane Accidents Renew Need For Crane Safety Training” #CraneSafety

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How “Not” to Demolish a Crane or Derrick (Graphic)

  Frequently Asked Questions - Revised May 10, 2012 Reflecting new OSHA Guidelines Approved in August 2012 GENERAL INFORMATION What standard currently applies to the use of cranes and derricks in construction? Subpart CC of 29 CFR Part 1926 (§ 1926.1400 et seq. ), Cranes and Derricks in Construction, applies except for equipment including, but … Continue reading How “Not” to Demolish a Crane or Derrick (Graphic)

World Trade Center Crane Collapses; Accident Halts Construction (PHOTOS)

By Christine Thomasos , Christian Post Reporter February 16, 2012|10:21 am (Photo: The Christian Post/ Scott Liu) A crane cabling snapped causing a serious accident at the World Trade Center construction site at about 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. No casualties were immediately reported. The cord attached to a crane hoisting a pile of … Continue reading World Trade Center Crane Collapses; Accident Halts Construction (PHOTOS)