Category Archives: ASME

Personal Platforms and Lifting Devices

When you use overhead and mobile cranes and want to make your lifing process simpler and safe, what do you use? This company in Chattanooga, Tennessee use all type of lifting devices. They care about their safety so they brought … Continue reading

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How do you rig the load?

I asked that question on Friday to 15 employees in Charlotte, NC. They responded with the #1 answer, THE SAFEST WAY POSSIBLE. What a great way to finish a busy week in Charlotte and Shelby, North Carolina. These guys build … Continue reading

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Boom Truck Inspection

What is it you need to do each year to your mobile crane? That’s right, inspection by a training qualified or certified mobile crane inspector. That was accomplished this week in a rock quarry. Some things were discovered to need … Continue reading

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NSC Charleston SouthEast Conference

The National Safety Council is coming to the Southeast! The new NSC Southeast Conference & Expo provides a new opportunity to expand your market reach to the Southeast where you will connect with motivated buyers. You’ll meet face to face … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Rigging, Aerial Lift, ANSI, ASME, Below the Hook, Bloodborne pathogens, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Chain Sling, Confined Space, Construction, Crane Inspection, Crane Training, Ergonomics, Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fall Protection, Fatality, Gantry Crane, Hand Chain Hoist, Hazard Communication, Inspection, Ladders, Lever Hoist, Load Testing, Lockout/Tagout, Machine Guarding, Managing Safety and Health, Materials Handling, Mobile Crane, MSHA, NCCCO, OSHA, Overhead Crane, Overhead Crane Inspection, Permit Required Confined Space, Personal Platform, Personal Protective Equipment, Respiratory Protection, Rigging, Rigging Level 1, Safety, Safety and Health Programs, Safety Questions, Scaffolding, Scissor Lift, Shackle, Signaler, Sling, Training, Walking Working Surfaces, Welding, Cutting, Brazing, Work-related Deaths, Workplace cited violations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Below the Hook Device and Slings

What do you do when you need to lift something heavier than human beings? Use a forklift maybe? How about a Hoist with a motorized trolley? What about a below the hook lifting device? What about some slings? Solution for … Continue reading

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Mobile Crane Training 2 at a time

This past week we had the opportunity to provide a training session for multiple companies. These companies actually operatred different types of cranes. The swing cab boom truck and the articulating mobile truck crane. Having 2 cranes moving at the … Continue reading

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Personal Platform Inspection

When you have a mobile crane and want to lift someone up in the air, what is involved? Personal platform that has been inspected and load tested, mobile crane inspection, correct rigging and trained individuals. Where can you find an … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

Yesterday was an interesting day in the world of Overhead Cranes. I was contracted by a company to provide an Overhead Crane Operator training session in the morning. Once again I had to provide this entire class in a mask. … Continue reading

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NC Aggregates

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Rigging Level 1

What happens after the morning is spent in the classroom learning about: OSHA & ASME Standards, Rigging Hardware, Sling Identification, Weight Calculating formulas, Center of Gravity, Wire Rope, Knot Tying and many more topics covered pertaining to Rigging Level 1. … Continue reading

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