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Working Under Suspended Loads

Graham Marshall - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

When it comes to working around cranes and hoists, there is one golden safety rule that stands high above all other safety considerations.

That rule is - never to work directly under, or within the potential fall radius of a suspended load.

As the picture below shows - taken on a recent field trip by one of our employees - the golden rule to avoid working under suspended loads is being broken in a most dangerous manner by these two workmen.

The header motor being lifted here weighs in excess of five tons and would have killed both men instantly had it fallen on them.

To purchase a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for helping to manage the hazards associated with suspended loads, simply click here.

 

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