Category Archives: Inspection

Hire more Inspectors

Concerned about the pace at which OSHA is hiring new inspectors, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is requesting information on the agency’s staffing levels. In a letter sent on Oct. 4 to Loren Sweatt, OSHA’s acting assistant secretary of labor, DeLauro … Continue reading

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Rigging for Talley Metals

Working in a metals plant involves many different styles of cranes, slings, rigging hardware and knowledge. Rigging a load to the overhead crane or mobile crane requires precise movements but also requires adequate knowledge of calculating the weight of the … Continue reading

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Rigging Training for Paper

It was a pleasure to provide several weeks of Overhead Crane Operator and Rigging Training to dedicated operators of mobile and overhead cranes. Learning about crane inspections, calculating loads, measuring sling tension, inspecting slings & rigging hardware were just a … Continue reading

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#standdown4safety

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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