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OSHA Definitions For Operators Handling Industrial Cranes and Parts

OSHA Hoist & Crane Operators – Workforce Definitions

When OSHA hoist and crane training and certification are talked about in regards to industrial cranes and parts, there isn’t a single designation. There are specific definitions for varying degrees of lifting/rigging training and certification. These help employers and supervisors properly staff and designate roles while remaining in compliance with OSHA standards.   Competent Person The …

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What Type of Systems Exist for Overhead Hoist and Crane Safety?

What Type of Systems Exist for Overhead Hoist and Crane Safety?

Overhead hoist and crane systems are massive and complex machinery that can cause serious financial and physical harm if not used correctly. Crane operators must not only be highly trained experts who follow all of the best practices in the industry but the machinery itself must be operating correctly with the proper safety systems. If …

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Industrial Cranes and Parts - Identifying Damaged Rigging Equipment

Industrial Cranes and Parts – Identifying Damaged Rigging Equipment

If you work with industrial cranes and parts, you need to be able to accurately assess damaged rigging equipment. Rigging equipment is a crane operator’s strongest defense against accidents during operation. It’s essential to know what to look for and replace any damaged parts before operation begins.   Sling Hook The sling hook is a pivotal …

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Overhead Crane Repair In NJ – Common Rigging Issues

An overhead crane is a massive and complicated piece of machinery that requires the utmost safety and diligence during rigging. When loads are improperly rigged before crane operation, accidents are more likely to occur. This poses a threat to the safety of your crane operators and could put you in a situation that requires overhead …

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Industrial Hoist and Crane Operation - Ensuring Load Control

Industrial Hoist and Crane Operation – Ensuring Load Control

Rigging a load safely is no easy feat. It requires extensive training and taking the utmost care during preparation. Losing control of a load can cause extensive damage and injury so it must be avoided at all costs. To safely carry out a lift, a crane operator must know the following best practices for ensuring …

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New vs Used Industrial Cranes - Which Is Right For Your Business?

New vs Used Industrial Cranes – Which Is Right For Your Business?

No matter the business, your bottom line matters. So when your business involves expensive equipment like below-the-hook cranes, you need to make smart purchases. One way businesses who use cranes try to improve their bottom line is by purchasing used industrial cranes. Buying used equipment can have its challenges, so you need to know how …

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Understanding The Different Variations of Hoist Rings

Understanding The Different Variations of Hoist Rings

Rigging a load is a process best left to trained and certified professionals. Without the right hardware and technique, you could damage your equipment or drop a load. Crane operators rely on hoist rings for a secure point during overhead lifting. Not all hoist rings are alike, they come in different variations that are specialized …

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Material Handling Crane Types Used In Construction

Material Handling Crane Types Used In Construction

Construction is a large and diverse industry with countless applications and required equipment. This is especially true for cranes. The several variations of mobile and static cranes each have their own specialties. Understanding what each type of material handling crane is and its applications can help you select the right crane for your business. Static …

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Selecting The Right Electric Overhead Crane For Your Facility

Selecting The Right Electric Overhead Crane For Your Facility

Each industry and business has different uses and applications for its electric overhead crane fleet. Since cranes are not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ purchase, you need to be able to determine which one is best for your facility. Some of the main factors to consider are the size of your facility, possible obstructions on the worksite, clearance …

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Material Handling Cranes- When Is It Time For A Replacement?

Material Handling Cranes- When Is It Time For A Replacement?

If your business works with material handling cranes, chances are you rely on them functioning properly for daily operations. Regular maintenance and proper use can increase the lifespan of your overhead crane, but eventually, it will need replacement or major upgrades. You may be asking, ‘how do you know when it’s time to replace a …

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