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Cranes: A Guide to Good Work Practice for Operators.


PB82109935

Publication Date 1978
Page Count 32
Abstract Guidelines for safe work practices for crane operators (SIC-1623) are presented. Hazards are identified and specific preventive measures are proposed. Safe operating conditions for mobile cranes and overhead cranes are listed, and inspection procedures for brakes, lubrication, wire rope, drums, sheaves, hooks, and slings are detailed. Lift planning and safe lifting operations are described. A chart showing standard hand signals for overhead and gantry cranes is provided.
Keywords
  • Cranes(Hoists)
  • Operators(Personnel)
  • Accident prevention
  • Safe handling
  • Hazards
  • Wire rope
  • Visual inspection
  • Safety
  • Guidelines
Source Agency
  • Centers for Disease Control Bureau of Laboratories
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
  • 92A - Job Training & Career Development
Corporate Authors National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH. Div. of Technical Services.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 198201
Cranes: A Guide to Good Work Practice for Operators.
Cranes: A Guide to Good Work Practice for Operators.
PB82109935

  • Cranes(Hoists)
  • Operators(Personnel)
  • Accident prevention
  • Safe handling
  • Hazards
  • Wire rope
  • Visual inspection
  • Safety
  • Guidelines
  • Centers for Disease Control Bureau of Laboratories
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
  • 92A - Job Training & Career Development
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