Written on January 27, 2016 at 9:03 am, by BEB
Somedays the workplace is incredibility hectic, and as productive members of that work place we are expected to manage our day and tasks, safely. And this especially rings true during rigging tasks and the associated lifting that subsequently follows. Just one wrong calculation from a distracted employee forgetting about their rigging safety training and proper procedures can mean the difference between a tragic accident and a productive workday.
Many hoist and crane related injuries and accidents can be prevented by simply ensuring all users are properly trained on the correct operation of chains, slings and hoists as well as the proper inspection and maintenance policies. The costs associated with safety training are minute when compared to the $27,000 average cost per lost time accident, an estimate developed by the