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  • OSHA Will Require More Rigorous Employer Evaluations by removing crane capacity Restrictions from Operator Certification

    OSHA Proposed to Remove Rated Lifting Capacities Background The proposed changes to OSHA’s crane operator qualification rules were published today in a 36-page portion of the Federal Register. Issued as a final standard on August 9, 2010, the rule required operators to be certified in one [...]

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    Bigger Selfie Stick | Highest Selfie Contested

    An even bigger selfie stick Opening this week with a selfie stick story from the UK, following the record claimed by Hewden on Monday with the 52.1 metre boom of its Tadano ATF70-G , has been challenged by another UK crane rental company Baldwins, which organized a 100 metre selfie, using the 100 [...]

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    5 Ways to Maintain Crane Safety

    Workplace safety is challenging to maintain when it comes to crane safety or heavy equipment. Cranes nevertheless increase danger and safety risks. You're not only moving heavy loads however cranes are mobile and frequently involved in crane operating at great heights. Crane operators will need[...]

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    Boom Truck

    May 18, 2017
    Boom Truck

    All Purpose Crane Training offers hands-on boom truck training and knowledge to become aerial lift certified. A boom truck is attached to the back of a truck having a telescopic boom over the frame. Boom lift is also known as man lift or small telescopic crane. The main function of a boom truck is [...]

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    New Flagship Crane For United Crane

    US rental company United Crane and Rigging has taken delivery of a new ‘flagship’ crane, a 350 tonne, six axle Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 All Terrain. The first job new crane was for Emergent BioSolutions, in Baltimore, the crane lifted 28 large air handlers onto the roof of the company’s new [...]

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    Crane, Derricks and Construction OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400

    Consensus Reached on Recommendation for OSHA Crane and Derrick Standard. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced July 13 that its Crane and Derrick Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (CDAC) has reached consensus on language for a revised crane and derrick standard for construction. [...]

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    Mobile Cranes And Power Lines

    Crane Operating Near Power Lines The purpose is to eliminate power line contacts through an informed and accountable operation. Hazards of crane operating nearby power lines. The safe operation of a mobile crane in ordinary lifting and executing surgeries requires skill and training on the part of [...]

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    Hazardous Materials Training

    Hazardous Materials Training Safety Requirements For Cleanups And Emergency-Response Operations Hazardous materials training requirements and who is covered by OSHA's Hazwoper standard. General site workers: Initially require 40 hours of instruction, three days of supervised hands-on [...]

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    OSHA Final Crane Rule Evaluation and Documentation

    The OSHA final crane rule just became effective without proof of evaluation and documentation on December 9, 2018. Mandatory proof of evaluation and documentation are required effective February 7, 2019, for the US Department of labor on crane operator certification requirements. Crane [...]

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    Overhead Bridge Crane

    All Purpose Crane Training offers hands on overhead bridge crane training and knowledge to become a crane operator. Overhead Crane The overhead crane is also known as a bridge crane, it is a type of crane found in industrial environments. An overhead crane consists of parallel runways with a [...]

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