Category Archives: OSHA

What is your life worth??

I ask this question all the time? How much is your life worth today if you die??? It really doesn’t matter who’s at fault because your dead. This stunt man was worth $12,675.00 According to OSHA fines and violation, a … Continue reading

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Installed and Load Tested

Jib Cranes can be so useful and take up very little room on the floor. When you need to think about ergonomics, floor space and need something besides a forklift, a Jib Crane may be your answer. Once the jib … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed?

Sometimes it happens for a few of the less experienced crane operators. Not enough time in the seat or on the controls causes a few deductions or too much time. But, if you want it bad enough you can always … Continue reading

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Two things at Once

It is not often that you can have an aerial lift class and a Mobile Crane Operator class going on at the same time. It happened in 2017 in Macon, Georgia. These employees completed both the practical examination for Mobile … Continue reading

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Construction Company is COLD

What a perfect day for the practical exams in West Jefferson, North Carolina. The wind was 7-12 miles per hour. The cold was 35 degrees F. What better day to be on a mobile crane taking their practical exam. Congratulations … Continue reading

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My shackle can handle it?

These are some pictures of a 13.5 ton shackle. At what point do you think it is stretched? How long did it take to stretch this far? Did anyone get hurt during this use of the shackle? Will they do … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Rigging, ANSI, ASME, Below the Hook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Construction, Crane Training, Employees, Employers, Inspection, Mobile Crane, Near Miss, OSHA, Overhead Crane, Rigging, Shackle, Training, Violations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Nonfatal injury and illness rate

US employees decreased slightly in 2016 as did the rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work. 2.9 cases per 100 full-time workers in 2016, compared to 3.0 in 2015. Approximately 2.9 million nonfatal injuries and … Continue reading

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