Category Archives: Crane Inspection

Material Handling at its Best

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NC Aggregates

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Jib Crane on wooden block

Provided a Fall Protection class last week for a new customer. While standing in the classroom, I look down and what do I see? Someone bought a jib crane, put on a hoist and mounted it on pieces of wood. … Continue reading

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Wire rope inspection

Questions for anyone who have a hoist that uses wire rope. 1-How often are you required to inspect your wire rope? 2-What is the rejection criteria? 3-Do you inspect you own wire rope or hire a trained contractor? Below is … Continue reading

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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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Paper Towels, Toilet Paper and Cranes

You might ask what does PAPER TOWELS, TOILET PAPER and CRANES have in common???? When you work at Clearwater Paper in Shelby, North Carolina a lot is in common. They are your supplier of paper towels and toilet paper all … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI State goes all out on Voltage and Training

Congratulations and Thanks for all you do at The Paul B. Jacob High Voltage Laboratory at¬†Mississippi State University¬†serves as an independent, non-industrial, university center for high voltage engineering. The laboratory focuses on high voltage research, evaluation, and education. This multi-purpose … Continue reading

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To Hook or not Hook?

When you look at this hook which I inspected on a hoist purchased from Harbor Freight Tools what do you think of when it comes to safety? Is this the hoist you want with this hook hanging your product in … Continue reading

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You get what you pay for!!!

Get what you pay for??? Continue reading

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Qualified or Certified? This is the question?

Whow, again today I spent so much time talking about qualification and certification. As part of my introduction to OSHA for all students no matter what course you are taking through CCTI, Inc., I speak about definitions, who is OSHA, … Continue reading

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