Answering the Difficult Questions Asked by Hoist & Crane Technicians

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by  on March 23, 2010

The opening session for the Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference, to be held May 26-27, 2010, in Houston, Texas is sure to set the tone for the rest of event.

Peter Cooke, Corporate Trainer for Columbus McKinnon, will start off the education sessions by sharing insight on OSHA and ANSI safety topics as they pertain to hoist and crane operations. Columbus McKinnon, based in Amherst, N.Y., recently gathered more than 100 common questions asked by crane and hoist operators, inspectors, technicians, maintenance personnel, and plant supervisors. With the assistance of OSHA and ASME members, these questions were translated based on current industry regulations and standards. Highlights from that research will be shared during the session. At the conclusion of the seminar, attendees will be able to obtain a copy of the full report, assisting them with implementing these safety practices.  Read more…

To view the full agenda or to get registration information, go to http://www.reachexpo2010.com/. The Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference is owned by Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Industrial Lift and Hoist magazine.

This article was originally written and published by Industrial Lift & Hoist on March 16, 2010.

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Gisela Clark Gisela Clark September 10, 2010 at 11:48 am

Thank you for your kind comment. We agree that it is critical to protect employees when operating a crane. Check out our blog post http://www.cmcolive.com/2010/03/30/rigging-safety-101/ and look for more posts on this topic in the future!

salvia September 6, 2010 at 1:58 am

A energetic comment is posted by you i like it so much its a nice blog which u posted. These are some of the things you should remember when operating a crane and hoist. It is important that you realize the importance of caution and safety to protect you and your crewmen while the crane is operating.
Thanks

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