Articulating Boom Loader Crane

Do you know about the articulating boom crane? Is it a crane? Is it a forklift?

Here is what OSHA states pertaining to Articulating Boom Loader Cranes.

29 CFR 1926.1400 Sub-part CC Scope exclusions (c)(17) Material Delivery
(i) Articulating/knuckle-boom truck cranes that deliver material to a construction site when used to transfer materials from the truck crane to the ground, without arranging the materials in a particular sequence for hoisting.
(ii) Articulating/knuckle-boom truck cranes that deliver material to a construction site when the crane is used to transfer building supply sheet goods or building supply packaged materials from the truck crane onto a structure, using a fork/cradle at the end of the boom, but only when the truck crane is equipped with a properly functioning automatic overload prevention device. Such sheet goods or packaged materials include, but are not limited to: sheets of sheet rock, sheets of plywood, bags of cement, sheets
or packages of roofing shingles, and rolls of roofing felt.  (iii) This exclusion does not apply when:
(A) The articulating/knuckle-boom crane is used to hold, support or stabilize the material to facilitate a construction activity, such as holding material in place while it is attached to the structure;
(B) The material being handled by the articulating knuckle boom crane is a prefabricated component. Such prefabricated components include. but are not limited to: precast
concrete members or panels, roof trusses (wooden, cold formed metal, steel, or other material), prefabricated building sections such as, but not limited to: floor panels, wall panels, roof panels, roof structures, or similar items:
(C) The material being handled by the crane is a structural steel member (for example, steel joists, beams, columns, steel decking (bundled or un-bundled) or a component of a systems-engineered metal building (as defined in 29 CFR 1926 subpart R).

We want to congratulate the first set of employees at Delta Gypsum to complete their qualifications for the Articulating Boom Loader Mobile Crane.

If you have questions concerning the articulating boom crane whether it is a loader, winch or hoist contact us at CCTI for clarification.

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To succeed, planning alone is insufficie

To succeed, planning alone is insufficient. One must improvise as well.
Isaac Asimov, writer and professor

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7 Weeks of Training

As we finish up the 7th week of training for a great Heavy Equipment Company named James River Equipment we say Thank You for the great hospitality, locations, and wonderful attitudes of the employees.

Thanks again for the opportunity to provide Mobile Crane Service Truck Operator to get the company up to date with the OSHA standards.

Last group of trainees pictures below: Enjoy and look forward to the next opportunity in 2019!!!

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Virginia times 2

So now we have moved onto Ashland, Virginia to wrap up 2 weeks left of training.

These next 2 weeks we will provide the final students required to attend the Service Truck Operator Training for James River Equipment.

Ashland location is the headquarters for the company and it really shows the dedication by all the employees to keep it clean, organized and impressive. Just walking into the showroom floor gives off the feeling of going the extra mile for their customers with spare parts, technical data, and a smiling face to greet you.

Hats off to James River Equipment!!!

Congratulations week 1 of Ashland, Virginia.

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Welcome to Virginia

As we move from North Carolina to Virginia to continue with the Service Truck Operator Training for James River Equipment, we have once again found some very dedicated operators.

Our first week in Virginia was in a town called Manassas. This small town was very friendly and even had a train station. Used this train station to travel to Washington, D.C. over the weekend.

The employees here at Manassas used many different techniques to demonstrate the various types of rigging necessary to lift some of the heavy equipment they service on a regular basis.

Congratulations to all who attended the service truck operator and overhead crane training in Manassas, Virginia.

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Raleigh NC Service Truck Operators

Week 2 in Raleigh North Carolina completed and a large number of Service Truck Operators are on the road repairing heavy equipment. Using the service truck is a must for this company. Providing training for all of their employees throughout the North Carolina and Virginia required many weeks of dedication for the instructor and the employees of James River Equipment. Being trained and qualified per the OSHA Mobile Crane Operator Standards was not taken lightly by the Safety Department or company.

Thanks for the opportunity to provide the training for the service truck operators.

Below are some pictures of the employees practicing their honed skills.

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The smile is the shortest distance betwe

The smile is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge, comedian, conductor and pianist

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