Crane Operator Training
Mobile crane hits wire, catches fire in 4700 block SW Andover; no one hurt.
An industry committee led by Vancouver-based Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table wants to create a national standardized demonstration of skills test (DOST) for mobile crane operators.
Crane Institute of America offers new crane and rigging training courses for all skill level
Ongoing HSE investigations into incidents involving the collapse of tower crane jibs has highlighted the importance of maintaining and inspecting tower crane slew brake release mechanisms.
Ten construction industry organizations today launched the Coalition for Crane Operator Safety (CCOS), a group dedicated to the swift revision and finalization of the crane operator certification requirements within the OSHA Cranes & Derricks in Construction rule.
Bigfoot Crane Company Inc., Abbotsford, British Columbia, reports it has acquired Eagle West Cranes & Equipment Inc. This is a separate company and acquisition from East West Truck & Crane Inc., which was purchased by TNT Crane & Rigging in August.
Power to the small town of Pfalzdorf, Germany was cut when a loader crane struck an overhead power line.
Here is another example of a crane overturning while helping remove a tree, this time in Largo, Florida, on Sunday.
Two workers at a building site in Lucan Co Dublin have occupied a tower crane overnight, in protest at pay and conditions.