Category Archives: Overhead Crane Inspection

What is wrong with this Crane?

While performing an overhead crane inspection, as I looked up to the crane from the ground this is the first thing that got my attention. What do you see wrong in this picture? How do you think this happened? What … Continue reading

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NCCCO Training List

It is always a pleasure to talk about the (NCCCO) National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators. For many years they have provided the best training resources available for the certification of mobile crane operators. Also providing certification for … Continue reading

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RIGGING LEVEL 1 TRAINING

Rigging Level 1 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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What’s Wrong With This Remote

Performing a crane inspection this past week and this is the remote. Worst part is they think this is OK!

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Overhead Crane Inspection

How many of you are afraid of heights? Are you afraid of falling? Are you afraid the safety device will not keep you protected? This past week I had the opportunity to inspect multiple overhead cranes in a facility to … Continue reading

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Shackles and Configurations

This week I had the pleasure to inspect some hoist very high in the air. Along with the hoist, I was inspecting curtains that are raised and lowered during special events. Here are some pictures of the shackles and the … Continue reading

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