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February 8, 2024
Rigging Done Right: Essential Tips for Choosing Equipment in Humid, Subtropical Climates

Most land areas of Florida lie in the Southernmost part of the North Hemisphere, giving the state its humid, subtropical to tropical climate.  Operating in humid, subtropical climates poses an additional challenge for industries that include rigging in their operations. High humidity, fluctuating temperatures, and occasional heavy downpours can be harsh on equipment.  Choosing the […]

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December 29, 2023
Custom Lifting Solutions: Overcoming Rigging Challenges

Overcoming rigging challenges rеquirеs carеful planning, еxpеrtisе, and a proactivе approach. Rigging, thе procеss of lifting and moving hеavy objеcts, comes with inhеrеnt risks and complеxitiеs. From navigating tight spaces to dealing with dеlicatе or irregularly shapеd loads, rigging challеngеs dеmand meticulous attention to detail and a comprehensive undеrstanding of safеty protocols. In this context, […]

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December 29, 2023
Common Types of Rigging Hardware for Moving Loads

Choosing the appropriate rigging equipment for load shifting and moving is crucial. Equally important is the role played by rigging hardware in ensuring a safе and sеamlеss opеration, whether it's for еxcavation, mining, or logging. With reliable rigging equipment, you can be confident that the entire process will be done securely and efficiently. Here are […]

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November 24, 2023
OSHA Fall Protection and the True Costs of Workplace Falls

Workplace falls carry significant financial implications for individuals and organizations. The primary objective of OSHA fall protection is to establish clear and comprehensive standards for preventing falls in the workplace. In 2023, injuries that caused disability in the United States resulted in 15% of the total workforce expenses, with a significant proportion attributed to same-level […]

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October 13, 2023
Ensuring Safety and Compliance: A Guide to OSHA Crane Inspection Standards

Every year, an average of 44 fatalities are reported in the US due to crane-related accidents. However, with proactive measures, these incidents can be prevented. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established stringent inspection standards to mitigate these risks and ensure safe operations. This standard mandates all organizations to conduct crane inspections as […]

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October 13, 2023
Understanding the Difference Between a Horizontal and a Vertical Fall Arrest System

According to the Bureau of Workplace Safety, falls are consistently among the leading causes of workplace injuries that lead to days away from work. The latest available report (2020) showed that over 49,000 workers were injured due to falls to a lower level.  Fall arrest systems are pivotal in safeguarding workers to mitigate these risks. […]

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August 11, 2023
Rigging Hook Safety Guidelines: Inspection, Maintenance, and Best Practices

Did you know that 24 out of 40 deaths caused by lifting accidents are due to rigging equipment failure? Safety should always come first when dealing with lifting equipment, and rigging hooks are no exception. Rigging hooks' integrity is critical in ensuring secure and accident-free lifting operations. Neglecting proper rigging hook inspection, maintenance, and usage […]

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August 10, 2023
A Guide to Outsourcing Crane Inspection Service in Jacksonville

Cranes are vital in lifting heavy loads and facilitating various operations in construction sites and industrial facilities. To ensure workplace safety, OSHA regulations mandate that all companies utilizing cranes must assign competent personnel to conduct inspections and record the results before using the machinery.  One way to ensure reliable crane inspection is to outsource this […]

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