Category Archives: Inspection


Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers. Continue reading

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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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National Ladder Safety Month

The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has dedicated March 2017 to ladder safety awareness. The month will be a one-stop shop for safe ladder use for working professionals and homeowners. The presenting sponsor, ALI, encourages both individuals and companies to support … Continue reading

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NCCCO Training List

It is always a pleasure to talk about the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators. They have demonstrated for many years, what it really means to be a Crane Operator that is certified. We at Crews Crane Training … 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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Power Company with Hoist

Tulsa, Oklahoma Power Company American Electric Power experienced inspection, tearing apart and assembly of lever and hand chain hoist. Ten employees learned about OSHA, ASME and CMAA crane and hoist standards. Then the fun began with the taking apart of … Continue reading

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More ‘Impactful” Inspections in 2016

OSHA is changing the way it approaches inspections. As of Oct. 1, the agency will move away from tallying the number of inspections it conducts in an attempt to emphasize quality over quantity. OSHA administrator David Michaels said during the … Continue reading

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