Category Archives: Overhead Crane

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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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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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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Qualified or Certified? This is the question?

Whow, again today I spent so much time talking about qualification and certification. As part of my introduction to OSHA for all students no matter what course you are taking through CCTI, Inc., I speak about definitions, who is OSHA, … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Increase for 2019

Do you know what your penalty will be when your cited by OSHA compliance officer visit to your facility? The annual increase started by President Obama and currently continued by President Trump has increased the OSHA penalties. Other than Serious … Continue reading

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7 Weeks of Training

As we finish up the 7th week of training for a great Heavy Equipment Company named James River Equipment we say Thank You for the great hospitality, locations, and wonderful attitudes of the employees. Thanks again for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Construction company goes Rigging

What does a construction company and rigging have in common? Answer lots of things. MB Haynes a reputable company that provides many different services all came together in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina to practice their rigging skills. MB … Continue reading

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