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Crane Safety: Training Tips, OSHA Protocols, and More
Cranes

Crane Safety: Training Tips, OSHA Protocols, and More

Crane safety must be a priority. In 2017, 33 Americans died because of a crane accident. Each of these deaths was preventable.  Manufacturers have integrated safety systems into their cranes. But it’s not enough to rely on technology. You and your workers need to study general crane safety.  What are the risks that each kind

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Crane Inspections

What to Consider When Choosing an Equipment Repair Company

The machinery maintenance and heavy equipment repair industry reached $34.3 billion in 2021. Not every equipment repair company will have the services you need, though. Before hiring a repair company, it’s important to vet your options. You’ll have peace of mind knowing the company you hired has the experience and expertise you need. They’ll ensure

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8 Signs You Need to Replace Your Crane Equipment

The crane goes back a long way. Some even go so far as to call it the grandfather of all modern building equipment. Archeological findings seem to agree. They mark the first use of cranes in 500 B.C on the Greek temples. Though some archeologists say, their use goes back even further, to 700-650 B.C.

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Cranes

How Often Do You Need a Crane Inspection?

Why Are Crane Inspections Important? Daily use wears down many of the parts found on a crane. Over weeks or months, this can lead to an eventual breakdown which can halt usage and throw off your schedule. Or, worse, it can cause a complete failure that puts your workers, and anyone in the vicinity of

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