Category Archives: ASME

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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What is wrong with this Crane?

While performing an overhead crane inspection, as I looked up to the crane from the ground this is the first thing that got my attention. What do you see wrong in this picture? How do you think this happened? What … 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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Practical Exams B30.5 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Clarifies That Practical Exams Must be Taken on “ASME B30.5 Cranes” September 28, 2016—The Pennsylvania State Board of Crane Operators (the “Board”) has announced that certificants applying for a license in Pennsylvania to operate telescopic boom mobile cranes with … Continue reading

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NCCCO Clarifies Physical Requirements

NCCCO Clarifies Physical Requirements October 2016—NCCCO has discontinued use of its Physical Examination Form and Physician’s Instructions. In taking this action last month, the NCCCO Board of Directors recognized that, while use of the form has been voluntary for many … Continue reading

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