Tag Archives: Safety

Wire rope sling not too good

How much can a sling take before it yields, breaks and eventually drops the load? No one really knows until it happens. Inspect your slings, use them correctly and most of all do not overload them to failure. Picture of … Continue reading

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Carry Deck Fixed Cab Crane Operators

Just finished up with some really funny, caring, crazy guys at a company that really cares about SAFETY!!! Working hard in the classroom to pass their written testing and then showing the competition level of practical examinations, it came down … Continue reading

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12 Days of Safety

Here is your poster from the National Safety Council for the 12 days of Safety. Share these with work and family and stay safe throughout the Holiday Season. bonus-poster

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Load Testing Mobile Cranes

Do you have a load test certificate for your mobile cranes? If not let us help you with the load testing. Getting to work with a great company like FMC in Bessemer City and a great maintenance supervisor (Robbie Dover) … Continue reading

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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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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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How many slings?

This is what I observed as I walk through a truck shop. 1-The question is how many slings can I fit in the hook? 2-How much hook can be used within the sling eyes? 3-Does this really look safe? These … Continue reading

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US Mining Deaths Drop in 2016

Preliminary data released by the US Dept of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that in 2016, 26 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines-down from 29 in 2015. The figure represents the lowest number of mining … Continue reading

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National Ladder Safety Month

The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has dedicated March 2017 to ladder safety awareness. The month will be a one-stop shop for safe ladder use for working professionals and homeowners. The presenting sponsor, ALI, encourages both individuals and companies to support … Continue reading

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Mobile Crane Qualified Candidates

Once again, students determined to master the controls of a mobile crane. But not just any mobile crane. No a mobile crane with a bucket on the end of the boom. Even added weight on the boom tip could not … Continue reading

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