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Crane Operator Safety in Northern Alberta

Crane Safety, Cranes | Oct 22 / 19

Regardless of what job a crane is being used for, it is always vital to know the standards of crane operator safety in Northern Alberta. Mobile cranes are incredibly useful pieces of equipment but, without the proper safety precautions, they can also be incredibly dangerous.…

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Common Overhead Crane Hazards and Their Prevention

Crane Safety | Jun 8 / 17

Some Common Overhead Crane Hazards and Tips On How to Prevent Them Preventing Overhead Crane Hazards: In any type of industry, the coming together of anticipation and pro-actively handling problems is something, which does result in greater success than just reactively responding to incidents. If…

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Crane Operator

There are many different types, makes, models and sizes of cranes but the BCACS is primarily focused on mobile cranes, tower cranes, boom trucks and self-erect tower cranes.  Recently, we had the opportunity to interview several mobile, tower and boom truck operators who have many…

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Top 7 Types of Construction Cranes

A crane is a tower or derrick that is equipped with cables and pulleys that are used to lift and lower material. They are commonly used in the construction industry and in the manufacturing of heavy equipment. The top 7 types of construction cranes are normally…

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New Wire Rope Standard in the Works

Announcements, Crane Safety | Mar 16 / 17

New Wire Rope Standard in the Works A proposed engineering standard for wire rope for cranes will have separate chapters for steel and synthetic ropes, a member of the committee working on the standard told a crane and rigging conference in Edmonton last fall. At…

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Safe Operation of Cranes

Crane Safety | Mar 6 / 17

  Use Cranes In A Safe Manner How to perform the safe operation of cranes? Cranes have made a lot of things easier. In order to operate cranes successfully and efficiently, the safety considerations need to be taken into account. The safety of the persons…

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Three Factors to Consider in Crane Safety

Three Factors to Consider in Crane Safety There are three factors to consider in crane safety. One of the major factors on any construction site is how the weather conditions severely affect all rigging operations. Industries such as marine, construction and others that involve outdoor…

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Crane Operation Safety Tips

Last year, most of the world saw how operator error was one of the primary causes of a crane collapse in Manhattan. The accident killed one and injured others.  Unfortunately, these kinds of accidents happen and in the crane world, when mistakes are made people die.…

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