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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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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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