Tag Archives: Training

Rigging Level 1

Congratulations to a great group of guys in Macon, Ga. Always great to get outdoors in beautiful Georgia and do some basic rigging. These guys took it to another level by picking out items from the bone yard. Using the … Continue reading

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Safe baggage handling

Porters and baggage handlers (longshoremen) working in cruise ship terminals experience a high rate of occupational injuries. These workers lift and carry heavy objects, such as baggage and supplies, and often work in environments that force them to bend, kneel, crouch, or … 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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If at first you don’t succeed?

Sometimes it happens for a few of the less experienced crane operators. Not enough time in the seat or on the controls causes a few deductions or too much time. But, if you want it bad enough you can always … Continue reading

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Construction Company is COLD

What a perfect day for the practical exams in West Jefferson, North Carolina. The wind was 7-12 miles per hour. The cold was 35 degrees F. What better day to be on a mobile crane taking their practical exam. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Mobile Crane Boom Truck Operator

Congratulations to the new Boom Truck Operators of 2017!!! Many laughs were heard and shared during 2017, but none anymore than a beautiful day near the coast of North Carolina. Good job to all who participated.

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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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