Tag: Job site safety

Hurricane Preparedness for Crane Industry

Most native Floridians are very familiar with preparing your home for a hurricane. Every year at this time, we keep an eye on the Atlantic Ocean, and take particular notice when a storm enters the Read More

September 10th, 2012 | Tags: , , ,

Always Wear Your PPE

Sims Crane employees wanted to help remind everyone to wear their PPE Daily, check out their message.

Harness Saves Two

A video received today is reported to be of an accident that occurred on Saturday in Columbia, in which two men survived thanks to wearing harnesses with lanyards of a suitable length.  The two men Read More

August 30th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , ,

Tower crane alert for North East USA

Weathervane that Crane!   In year 2010 there were an alarming number of worldwide tower crane collapses due to WIND! The numbers speak for themselves, 27 out of 157 (17%) of the reported / uncovered Read More

August 26th, 2011 | Tags: , , ,

PAL Pre Start Inspection Video for AWP’s

In compliance with ANSI standards, operators of aerial work platforms (AWPs) must perform pre-start inspections of machines before use each day or at the beginning of each shift. AWPT (American Work Platform Training), the North Read More

International Sign Association Offers Crane Operator Certification to Members

In response to the publication of the new OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC standard requiring most crane operators involved with construction to be certified by November 10, 2014, the International Sign Association (ISA) is Read More