Category Archives: ANSI

Home made sling?

The question is does it look safe? According to the person who made it, they would say “YES”. My question to you is do you think it looks safe? Below are some pictures from recent sling inspection. There is one … Continue reading

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Bucket Truck Graduates

Mobile Crane graduates Continue reading

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NCCCO Removes Physical Exam Form

For all crane operators of the mobile crane types. The NCCCO Board of Directors has discontinued the use of its physical examination form. While use of the form has been voluntary for many years, it differed from the ASME B30 … Continue reading

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OSHA Top 10 for FY 2016

At the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary “Top 10” most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2016. This year’s list provided no surprises.  The list has virtually been the same for many years, with … Continue reading

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What’s wrong in this Picture?

Performing my overhead crane inspection, this is what I found. What do you think about this mousing of the shackle?

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HARD HATS

Head injuries can result in traumatic brain injuries and death. In 2012 more than 65,000 cases involving days away from work occurred due to head injuries in the workplace. In that year, (1,020) workers died from head injuries sustained on … Continue reading

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