Extech Instruments, (http://www.extech.com), a world leader in test and measurement tools, has announced the launch of two compact light meters making quality measurements of visible and ultraviolet light more convenient and accessible—for professionals and consumers alike. The LT505 is a wide-range, general-use light meter while the UV505 meter measures ultraviolet…
Workers using personal fall protection systems sometimes instinctively grasp their systems’ rope grabs during falls. Some commercially available rope grabs are manufactured with “anti-panic” features that enable the rope grabs to work properly by locking onto the lifeline even when they are grasped. Some workers use Prusik slings as rope…
Since the federal government announced that it would be decriminalizing marijuana for recreational purposes in July 2018, a mixed reaction has come from the provinces and territories, and across the public and private sectors.
According to the highly recognized Canadian crane safety organizations like the B.C. Association for Crane Safety, the ideal scenario is for crane organizations to establish an employee mindset to proactively engage all workforce members in the creation of a safe work environment.
A successful fleet safety program takes proper planning, communication, time and resources… but in the long run the benefits to your crane company are significant.
When a crane company tries to improve or re-engineer its safety management systems, it has to develop a planning process that will move the organization forward as it changes. This planning process needs to be activity driven … with daily, weekly, and monthly activities defined and consistently executed. Additionally, according…
It seems that the term “excellence” as it applies to risk management in the Canadian crane market commonly is misunderstood and poorly defined.
LEGO to release new rough terrain craneThis August, LEGO will release the largest and tallest crane…
First-ever CRAC Safety Awards recipients announced!The Crane Rental Association of Canada (CRAC) presented the inaugural…
Are helicopters leaving cranes up in the air?It was thumbs-up as the Sikorsky S58T lifted off from…
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