Tag Archives: Overhead Crane Inspection

Carlton Group Safety Solutions Inaugural Training

Congratulations to Carlton Group, Carlton Scale, ES, Inc. for attending the very 1st Training session held in our newest Charlotte, NC training facility. What a great week to spend with 6 Carlton Group employees learning about Overhead Crane and Hoist … Continue reading

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Periodic Crane Inspection & Maintenance Training

What a great week to be in Welcome, North Carolina. Spent the 5 days working with 8 wonderful exciting employees of Adaptec Solutions. The flew in from Rochester, New York and Texas and even drove from Ft. Mill, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

Yesterday was an interesting day in the world of Overhead Cranes. I was contracted by a company to provide an Overhead Crane Operator training session in the morning. Once again I had to provide this entire class in a mask. … Continue reading

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Material Handling at its Best

Crane inspection for your company!!! Continue reading

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Jib Crane on wooden block

Provided a Fall Protection class last week for a new customer. While standing in the classroom, I look down and what do I see? Someone bought a jib crane, put on a hoist and mounted it on pieces of wood. … 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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Mobile & Overhead Crane Inspection

OSHA requires us to inspect our mobile cranes once a year. This is the opportunity to ensure that your company vehicle is compliant with not only OSHA standards as a mobile crane, but with the DOT for traveling on the … 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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Sling & Rigging Hardware Inspection

When your the crane operator, rigger and inspector what are your responsibilities? Inspect your crane Inspect your sling Inspect your rigging hardware Calculate the load to rig These are just some of the things the North Carolina Port Authority participated … Continue reading

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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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