Rope sling selection at Crane Safety Climber School 2023

Crane Training, When Does It Begin and End?

Before running a new piece of equipment, we read the operator’s manual. That’s the first step in figuring out how anything works, correct? I would say training begins day one for any job or task we choose. Some tasks may take longer and be more in depth than others. Some require continuing education or updates. […]

Crane Operations from the Crane Operator’s View

As a crane operator, I have the privilege of getting to work with the best and the worst climbers in the industry. This is neither a boast nor a complaint. It’s a simple summary of observations I’ve made during the last 24 years of my career. I tell my operators, “The longer they take, the […]

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