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Crane Safety A Guide to OSHA Compliance and Injury Prevention

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ISBN-10: 0865876878

ISBN-13: 9780865876873

Edition: 1999

Authors: Carl O. Morgan

List price: $125.00
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Crane operators and safety managers will love this easy-to-use and comprehensive guidebook to OSHA CFR requirements, ANSI standards, proven managerial insights, and crane manufacturers' guidelines. Crane Safety helps readers avoid unnecessary injuries and penalties by discussing training and qualification requirements specified by OSHA and recommended by manufacturers of cranes and crane equipment.
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 12/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 337
Size: 8.20" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Motivation For Safety
Crane And Hoist Safety
Hazard Description
Current Status of Crane Standards
Rationale
Crane Incidents at the Department of Energy
The Industrial Incident
Lessons Learned From These Incidents
Crane Operator Certification
The Specialized Carriers And Rigging Association
Operator Certification
Certification
Professional Credentialing
About OSHA
Strong Enforcement
Strategic Management
Creative Partnerships
Improved Rulemaking
Expanded Education and Outreach
OSHA Inspections
OSHA's Goal
Crane Safety Rationale
Examples Of Osha Citations
Summary
References
General Requirements
Employer Responsibilities
Operator Responsibilities
Rigger Responsibilities/Guidelines
Rigger Guidelines
OSHA 1910 Subpart N
Inspections (Overhead/Gantry Cranes, Mobile Cranes, and Derricks)
Overhead/Gantry Crane Inspection
Initial Inspection
Frequent Inspection - Daily to Monthly
Periodic Crane Inspection Requirements
Mobile Crane Inspection
Derrick Inspections
Operational Tests
Capacity And Inspection Of Hooks And Hoist Chains
Hook Capacity
Hook Inspection
Hook Frequent Inspection Interval
Hook Periodic Inspection Interval
Hoist Chains
Hoist Chains Frequent Inspection
Hoist Chains Periodic Inspection
Hoist Chains Inspection Records
Overhead Cranes
Rated Load Markings/Tests
Maintenance Requirements
Supervisor / Foreman
Preventive Maintenance
Maintenance Precautions
Crane Operating Practices
Load Limits
Handling the Load
Load Rating Charts
Load Considerations
Hand Signals
Summary
References
Hoisting And Rigging Operations
Load Control
Estimating Load Weights
Risk Management
Terminology
Center of Gravity
Finish
Grade and Construction
Guidelines For Selection
Strength
Fatigue, Abrasion, and Crush Resistance
Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
Unloading, Unreeling, and Uncoiling Wire Rope
Break in/Operation
Shifting Wear Points
Wire Rope Lubrication
Matching Grooves to the Wire Rope
Calculating Drum Capacity
Inspection Of Wire Rope And Structural Strand
Frequent Inspection
Periodic Inspection
Rope Replacement
Ropes Not in Regular Use
Wire Rope Slings
Rated Capacity
Choker Hitch
Sling Angle
Nominal Splice Efficiency
Operating Practices / Guidelines
Basic Inspection Criteria
Disposition of Retired Slings
Operating Practices For Steel Chains
Hooks, Shackles, And Eyebolts
Hooks
Frequent Inspection Classification Intervals
Hook Service Classifications
Periodic Inspection Classification Intervals
Periodic Inspection
Inspection Records
Shackles
Inspection Criteria
Eyebolts
Natural And Synthetic Fiber Rope Slings
Usage of Fiber Ropes
Dynamic Loading
Abrasion
Chemicals
Temperature
Splicing
Storage And Care
Inspection
Web Slings
Summary
References
Cranes And Derricks: Related Osha Standards
OSHA 1910.179 -- Overhead and Gantry Cranes
OSHA 1910.180 -- Crawler Locomotive and Truck Cranes
OSHA 1910.181 -- Derricks
1926.550 -- Cranes and Derricks
OSHA 1926.251 -- Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
Training Requirements
Training Providers
Physical Requirements For Employees
Drug Testing / Drivers License
Required Training for Employees
Training Documentation and Evaluation
Crane Accidents
Questions On Mobile Crane Safety
Answers To Questions On Mobile Crane Safety
Questions On Overhead And Gantry Crane Safety
Answers To Questions On Overhead And Gantry Crane Safety
Glossary
Osha Standard 1910.6 Incorporation by Reference
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Crane Safety
States With Approved Plans
Osha Hazard Information Bulletin - Truck Cranes
Osha Standard 1910.27 - Fixed Ladders
Osha Standard 1910.333(c)(3) - Overhead Lines
Niosh Alert: Operating Cranes Near Electrical Lines
Background
Current Standards
Case Reports
Conclusions
Recommendations
Acknowledgments
References
Osha 1926.20 - General Safety and Health Provisions
Sling Safety, Osha 3072
Introduction
Importance of the Operator
Sling Types
Chains
Wire Rope
Fiber Rope and Synthetic Web
Safe Lifting Practices
Size, Weight, and Center of Gravity of the Load
Number of Legs and Angle with the Horizontal
History of Care and Usage
Maintenance of Slings
Chains
Wire Rope
Fiber and Synthetic Ropes
Summary
Osha 3100 - Crane or Derrick Suspended Personnel Platforms
Introduction
Instruments and Components
Personnel Platforms
Loading
Rigging
Inspecting and Testing
Pre-lift Meeting
Safe Work Practices
Movement of Cranes
National Crane Operator Certification Program Selected For Statistical Study
Critical Lift Plan
Checklists