September 2020 Industry Resources

Now presenting the September 2020 Industry Resources! As a new feature on the Cranes101 blog, we’ll use this space to present current safety articles we think you will find useful to keep your workplace safe.

5 Things to Know about Working from Heights

Working from heights requires taking proper precautions. This in-depth article written for Constructor Magazine delves into the finer points of these precautions to help you keep your workers safe. Click here to read the article.

Tree-Worker Safety Update

This article provides an in-depth examination into the most common kinds of fatal accidents for tree-workers. Click here to read the article.

Was company required to pay for workers’ PPE?

From the Supervisor Safety Bulletin, this article emphasizes the importance of giving workers the full information about what PPE is supposed to be employer provided vs. what is not. Click here to read the article.

Expert: Detailed site plans needed to avoid crane collisions

This article from Construction Dive highlights the importance of site plans including crane locations to avoid possible collisions as well as the ongoing need for crane operator training and certification. Click here to read the article.

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks Used in Railroad Roadway Work

This press release from OSHA reports that changes were made to the Crane Rule to reflect the unique circumstances and equipment of railroad work. Click here to read the article.

We hope you find this September 2020 Industry Resources post helpful. If you find an article you’d like us to include for next month’s post, please contact with the information. Please be sure to check our calendar for upcoming classes in your area.

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