Working With Cranes Safely
Crane-related accidents can often be deadly, due to the cumbersome and heavy loads that are lifted. A small miscalculation, or a brief moment of inattention, and tragedy could strike. Once a load falls not much can be done to stop it, and there is little time for people to move safely out of the way. It is estimated that over 90 percent of crane-related accidents are caused by human error. So it is very important for employees to learn how to make crane operations as safe as possible.
With the proper preparation, equipment and attitude, costly accidents and injuries can be avoided. By learning how to work with cranes safely and communicate clearly, employees can steer clear of situations that may place them and their coworkers in danger. This program is designed too help employees understand how to work with cranes safely.