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Collision Avoidance Systems

Collision Avoidance Systems Overhead Crane Safety

Overhead crane installations do not automatically include collision avoidance; this is an option that should be considered whenever there are multiple cranes on a runway or when any kind of crane travel impact is to be avoided.

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Are You Turning a Blind Eye to Safety?

Industrial Overhead Rigging Tips Rigging a Lift Safely

The most valuable thing I’ve learned is that there are no shortcuts for safety. It’s a common illusion to think that an “easy” job should take less time and less preparation.

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Press Release - Whitelaw Rigging and WiscoLift, Inc.

Sale of Whitelaw Rigging Business Assets to WiscoLift Whitelaw Rigging WiscoLift Acquires Whitelaw Rigging Business and Assets WiscoLift Press Release November 1 2017

Tom Miller, Owner and President of Whitelaw Rigging and Fabrication, Inc. and Rod Fisk, President of WiscoLift, Inc., jointly announce the sale of the business and assets of Whitelaw to WiscoLift.

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Is Work a Pain in the Back? Try an Ergonomic Lift/Tilt Table

Ergonomic Lifting Industrial Lift Tables Manufacturing Material Handling Tilt Tables Warehouse

In manufacturing, warehouse and industrial settings, material handling requires employees to lift, move, and tilt materials repeatedly. To assist, there are several reasonably priced, portable, and ergonomic lifters to assist with repositioning. One of the most versatile is a hydraulic powered Lift/Tilt Table. With capacities between 1,000-6,000 lbs., lift tables can be used for pallets, offloading, product, assembly, repair, and to bridge different conveyor levels.

Ergonomic Lift TablesTables are typically stationary but can be easily fitted with optional casters; two swivel and two fixed, a self-propelling handle, or a semi-portable dolly handle. There are...

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Are You and Your Rigging Operators Lifting Responsibly?

Overhead Rigging Tips Rigging a Lift Safely Rigging Safety What does a construction rigger do? what is crane rigger? what is crane rigging? What is rigging? What is the rigging plan?

According to ASME B30.20, both the owner of a lifting device (the company) and its operator are responsible for certain guidelines when lifting below-the-hook devices.

EMPLOYER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Establish /Verify Equipment Safety - In order to ensure that below-the-hook equipment meets ASME standards an Equipment Inspection/Testing/Maintenance Program should be put into place. All equipment should be regularly inspected, tested and maintained so that it is in proper working order and records maintained.

2.     Use Proper Lifting Devices - Make sure that proper lifting devices are being used for a particular lifting application and that they are being used correctly according to the operating manual.

3.     Provide...

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