Author Archives: CrewsCrane

About CrewsCrane

President/CEO of CCTI, Inc. providing Crane, Hoist, and material handling training. Inspections, service and parts for Mobile and overhead crane. General and Construction Industry for 10 & 30 hr OSHA courses, aerial/scissor lifts, and forklift. Inventory of Hoists, Slings and Below the Hook Devices.

Rigging Level 1 & 2 plus signaler

Do you know how to rig I asked? Sure I been doing this for 20+ years he says!        Another says yeap, been rigging for 30 years and I got this!!!                … Continue reading

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Wire rope sling not too good

How much can a sling take before it yields, breaks and eventually drops the load? No one really knows until it happens. Inspect your slings, use them correctly and most of all do not overload them to failure. Picture of … Continue reading

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The Most Frequently Cited Standards 2019

The Most Frequently Cited Standards 2019: Fall Protection – General Requirements (501): 6,010 violations Hazard Communication (1200): 3,671 Scaffolding (451): 2,813 Lockout/Tagout (147): 2,606 Respiratory Protection (134): 2,450 Ladders (1053): 2,345 Powered Industrial Trucks (178): 2,093 Fall Protection – Training … Continue reading

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Top 10 OSHA Most Frequent Violations

The Most Frequently Cited Standards 2019: Fall Protection – General Requirements (501): 6,010 violations Hazard Communication (1200): 3,671 Scaffolding (451): 2,813 Lockout/Tagout (147): 2,606 Respiratory Protection (134): 2,450 Ladders (1053): 2,345 Powered Industrial Trucks (178): 2,093 Fall Protection – Training … Continue reading

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NCCCO Restructure Policy

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is announcing the following: 1-Written Exam Retake Policy. NCCCO will be implementing an Exam Retake Policy effective October 1, 2019. This policy will require any candidate failing an NCCCO written exam … Continue reading

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Tower Cranes in the Morning

When you ride by the construction site, do you ever think about the Crane Operator in the seat up there and what their life is like that early in the morning? Well, if you ever get the chance to talk … Continue reading

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Fixed Cab Boom Truck Training

When you call on a company to help you with your roof, do you know if they are qualified or certified to operate that Boom Truck Fixed Cab? If that is part of your criteria for hiring the right Roofing … Continue reading

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