Tag Archives: Safety

Material Handling at its Best

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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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Mobile Crane Boom Truck Operators

Congratulations to the employees who not only braved the rigorous 3 days of mobile crane training, but also had to endure the large tornado and storm. Thank you to these employees who keep our water and waste water in each … 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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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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