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WHAT ARE THE THREE MAJOR SAFETY HAZARDS RELATED TO OVERHEAD CRANES

There numerous companies that heavily relies on overhead cranes to accomplish their goals of lifting and moving heavy materials. Overhead crane helps transporting heavy objects from one place to another, safely and effectively. Although lack of experience and skills may cause severe injuries while operating such crane, it is important to follow safety measure and procedures to avoid such hazards.

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A GUIDE TO BE AN EXPERT TOWER CRANE OPERATOR

Tower crane are the tallest cranes that are often stationed next to buildings and are bit taller than the height of the building. Tower cranes are used to carry heavy material below and above the building within the length of the crane. These cranes are capable of lifting objects vertically downwards and upwards precisely.

It is very important to know the perfect techniques required for operating a tower crane to maximize production and minimize the likes of fatal incidents. A tower crane operator should be technically sound and skilled. Following are some of tips and tricks that make a tower crane operator expert in his job.

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How Much Does a Crane Operator Earn?

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Nearly all of the construction sites requires crane and towers operation that plays a vital role at sites, seaports and steel/iron mills. Cranes are used to operate heavy materials that cannot be dealt with man force alone. Despite the fact that there is no formal requirement of education for a crane operator, but it is necessary to have a good on-field working experience of several years. Licenses are also issued by many countries to the crane operators as recognition. Continue reading

FATAL CRANE COLLAPSE PREVENTED FROM BEING EVEN WORSE

Many of the times heavy wind flow plays a pivotal role in collapsing humongous construction cranes across the globe. It happened at Manhattan when heavy wind flown made a massive crane collapse. But fortunately spontaneous thinking and rapid reaction of the crane operator kept one of the most fatal accidents from being even worse and costly. The collapse occurred as the operator of crane which is 600 foot high suddenly began to lower to the group that could keep it from being buffeted by an early morning snow fall.

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Most Horrific Crane Accidents In Histroy

Top Most Devastating Crane Accidents of All Time – Part 3

“Crane accidents” a name that has devastated the world for quite some time now. Due to overgrowing population & urge for urban development people have gone on from being protective to ignorant especially when it comes to construction industry which has seen numerous accidents in the past mostly involving negligence or unprofessional-ism. Construction companies are although constantly involve in Continue reading