Shannahan Crane & Hoist

Author: Bill Shannahan

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Safety Training

A Complete Guide to Fall Arrest Safety Systems

In 2020 alone, nearly 5,000 workers suffered fatal work-related injuries. Besides the trauma and pain that injuries can cause for employees and their families, they can also have a severe impact on a business’s bottom line. This is why it’s so important for companies to invest in proper workplace safety systems. In businesses where employees work in

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Crane Inspections

The Importance of Annual Inspections for Hoist Equipment

The average cost of construction equipment in the US is set to rise by 6% by 2028. This might not sound like a lot, but if you are paying thousands of dollars for your hoist equipment, these costs can quickly add up.  Fortunately, you can protect your investment with regular equipment maintenance. This includes scheduling a

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Track Systems

A Beginner’s Guide to Patented Track Systems

Without the right tools, you can’t successfully operate equipment like cranes used for manufacturing.  For instance, track systems for patented equipment are essential. Although, most people overlook these features or don’t know enough about them to make an informed decision about using them. Like other construction equipment, you need to understand how this tool works

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Fall Protection Systems - Tether Track Ceiling Mounted Monorails
Material Handling

The Benefits of Patented Track Rail for Cranes and Monorail Systems

Did you know that Seattle, Washington is the city with the most active tower cranes? There are many types of cranes around, including larger cranes like those and then smaller overhead cranes for warehouses. A patented track rail provides a smooth riding surface, is more cost-effective, and has higher wear resistance. But it has more

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Fall Arrest

Top Tips on How to Choose the Best Fall Arrest System for Your Workplace

Did you know there were over 1.17 million nonfatal work-related injuries in 2020? That means that more work-related injuries were also fatal. Taking workplace safety seriously can mean the difference between someone hurting themselves in a minor way, not hurting themselves at all, or getting in an accident that may end up fatal. One of

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Top Tips on How to Choose the Best Hoist for Your Project

The global hoist market is estimated to reach US$2.558 by 2026, so getting high-quality equipment will become more challenging as more products are being made.  That’s why it’s essential to know what to look for before purchasing to ensure you have the best hoist.  If this is your first time, you might be thinking, how to choose

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Crane Inspections

Common Crane Maintenance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Cranes are an essential part of many different types of businesses, be that in the manufacturing industry, construction, and even logistics. The crane market is enormous in the US, estimated to reach $50.75 billion in value, demonstrating how essential this power tool is. Because the crane is so important in keeping work operations flowing, workers

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Crane Repair

The Complete Guide to Choosing a Crane Repair Service in St. Louis, MO

Are you looking for a reputable crane repair service provider in St. Louis, MO? After purchasing a crane, you must maintain it optimally to achieve the best job site productivity. Such machine handling equipment should run for a long time without breaking or malfunctioning. That’s why you must pay special attention to maintenance. A professional

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Bridge Cranes

Here’s Your Essential Guide to Becoming a Bridge Crane Operator

Heavy machinery operators are in high demand. One type of machinery you may not have considered is a bridge crane. Becoming a bridge crane operator gives you a competitive salary and interesting work. Learn more about what it takes to become an overhead crane operator and how to get started. What Is a Bridge Crane?

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Bridge Cranes

The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Cranes and Their Uses

The global crane market is valued at $19 billion per annum, and this growth is expected to increase by 6% every year up to 2025. With the market for housing and construction showing no signs of slowing, the machinery to push growth forward is in high demand. But do you know how to get the

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