Osha Regulations Mind-sets

Three of the upgraded cranes are now located at Newport and two at Swansea. The five cranes were nearing the end of their operational life but the renovation has extended their lifespan by 10 years. For the pair of Swansea-based portal dockside cranes, RSS provided the rigging equipment necessary as a mobile crane dismantled each crane in three pieces. Once the same lifting gear was resupplied to reassemble the cranes, RSS conducted thorough examination and testing in line with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). Steve Hutin, managing director at RSS, explained

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Griphoists Outline

He became trapped midway between two entrance points used by construction workers, a distance of about 150 feet. Barone was pinned at an awkward angle beneath plywood that had sunk into the mud with him. While some stretches of tunnel south of 96th Street have been poured over with concrete, according to the authority, the area where the worker lost his footing remains muck-filled. Above him were two heavy bars used to brace the griphoists walls of the tunnel. The first units who got there were concerned about him slipping down more, so they got him roped up, Chief Hayde said. With the ropes

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