The three main reasons for accidents involving overhead cranes are:
- Lack of adequate inspections and checks
- Overloading the crane beyond recommended capacities and
- Lack of knowledge of critical information by the operator
This program looks at the safe operation of overhead cranes and details the five major steps to ensure their safe use.
- Pre – operational checks
- Operational checks
- Planning the lift
- Operational rules
- Shutdown procedure
Overhead cranes are extremely useful in many industrial situations and they can be used safely if the appropriate precautions and working procedures are adopted.
RUNNING TIME: 18:30 Minutes