Category Archives: OSHA

Material Handling at its Best

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NC Aggregates

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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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Mobile Crane Boom Truck Operators

Congratulations to the employees who not only braved the rigorous 3 days of mobile crane training, but also had to endure the large tornado and storm. Thank you to these employees who keep our water and waste water in each … 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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National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators announcing changes.

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Rigger, Rigging, Rigging Tree

When you spend time with 100 company employees, you are bound to get some different opinions on how to rig something. Some might use the single sling technique. Some might use the double sling technique. Some used a technique I … Continue reading

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Digger Derrick Mobile Crane Training

Congratulations to the newest members of the qualified Mobile Crane Digger Derrick Operators for City of Lexington, NC. They all worked very hard to study, practice and learn all about being a crane operator and the responsibilities. Great time together … 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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