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2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

VIDEO: Sims Crane & Equipment safety films are tributes to “Lost” and “Citizen Cane”

VIDEO: Sims Crane & Equipment safety films are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2013

Back in February of this year, Sims Crane & Equipment, a dealer and equipment rental company with locations across Florida, ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

Webinar sorts out OSHA’s new crane rule for materials delivery

Webinar sorts out OSHA’s new crane rule for materials...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2013

Yesterday, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association hosted a webinar that examined how the new OSHA crane rules ...

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane operator certification requirements

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

During meetings that ran April 2-3, contractors, industry organizations representatives of several crane manufacturers and more voiced their opinion to ...

OSHA publishes final rule on construction cranes

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 29, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday issued a new rule on the use of cranes and derricks ...

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