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Cranes: a guide to good work practice for operators.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1978 Sep; :1-23
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00108444
Abstract
Guidelines for safe work practices for crane operators (SIC-1623) are presented. Hazards are identified and specific preventive measures are proposed. Safe operating conditions for mobile cranes and overhead cranes are listed, and inspection procedures for brakes, lubrication, wire rope, drums, sheaves, hooks, and slings are detailed. Lift planning and safe lifting operations are described. A chart showing standard hand signals for overhead and gantry cranes is provided.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Construction-workers; Workplace-studies; Work-practices; Accidents; Industrial-equipment; Equipment-design; Safety-practices; Control-methods; Accident-prevention
Publication Date
19780901
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-109935
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-192
NIOSH Division
DTS
SIC Code
1623
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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