Crane News - Construction Safety


How To Pick The Right Crane For Your Project

How to pick the right crane for your project

Here is how can you pick the right crane for your project Pick the right crane: Cranes are efficient machines and are essential for different industries. Primarily, cranes are used in the manufacturing, construction, production, power and energy industry. If you have a requirement for the use of a crane for any project, there are certain…

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Tips For Mitigating Construction Risk

Great tips for mitigating construction risk

These tips and strategies will help you lower the construction risk Mitigating Construction Risk: Construction sector is one of the most rapidly growing areas. It offers plenty of jobs since it is one of the most diverse and broad industries. The construction sector has the ability to absorb and employ professionals from a a wide…

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Stampede Cares – Alberta Flood

Stampede Cares – Alberta Flood 2013 Looking back it’s pretty crazy to consider what the cities of High River, Calgary, Medicine Hat and other smaller communities went through this year. We witnessed some horrific flooding that affected many homes but never dampened the Albertan spirit. It’s something we look back on, and we are thankful…

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Scam Alert Southern Alberta Energy Expo

   BEWARE! Scam Alert Southern Alberta Energy Expo It’s important to inform people of a scam alert for the Southern Alberta Energy Expo show manager’s attention that previous exhibitors of the petroleum shows and chamber members may be the target of a foreign company known to scam exposition and trade show exhibitors with a ‘free…

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Accidents Prevention – 5 Critical Steps

Written by: Robert Ingraham, Former HSE Director Eagle West Cranes, Inc. Accidents, incidents and near miss-events occur on construction sites every year and they are 100 percent preventable. Here are 5 critical steps that will reduce your risk: Step 1 – Identify the Critical Tasks A “Critical Task” is a task that has the potential…

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Safety is a Culture of Caring

Workplace Health & Safety is alive and well in Southern Alberta! Whether we wake up to a warm Chinook wind blowing, a minus 35 degree wind chill, pelting rain or a blinding snowstorm, there is one constant that has been observed for decades in the homes and workplaces of loyal employees – we get up,…

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10 Steps to Prevent Crane Accidents

12 May 2011 Written by: Robert Ingraham, Former HSE Director Eagle West Cranes Inc. and Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc both divisions of TNT Crane Canada Human error is the most common cause of crane accidents. This extends to both crane operators and those workers responsible for maintenance and safety procedures. Accidents often occur when crane…

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