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Cranes in Construction
Program length: 23:00

Appropriate safeguards must be in place to work safely with cranes in construction. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, 323 workers died over a recent 14-year period due to crane incidents—an average of 22 construction crane related deaths per year! With an emphasis on prevention, Cranes in Construction will focus on:

  • Power Line Contact
    • Importance of identifying power lines
    • Safety measures including safe work distances
  • Overloading
    • Why overloading is hazardous
    • Preventive measures
  • Obstructed Vision
    • How to handle working with an obstructed view
  • Crane Travel & Transportation
    • Hazards of travelling with a crane
    • Preventive measures
  • Two-Blocking
    • Definition of two-blocking
    • How to avoid two-blocking
  • Pinch Points
    • Identifying pinch point scenarios
    • Preventing pinch points
  • Outriggers, Soft Ground and Structural Failure
    • Situations when outriggers may occur
    • Hazards of outriggers, soft ground, and structural failure

Learning all the functions of construction cranes is the first step in safety. Together, with the enhanced knowledge provided by Cranes in Construction, everyone can achieve more.

Languages Available (sold separately): English, Portuguese (subtitle), Spanish


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