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Your Guide to Overhead Crane Safety

Overhead crane safety is of paramount importance. The statistics speak for themselves. For example, the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports that between 1992 and 2006, 632 deaths occurred because of crane accidents. Although safety measures have improved over the last decade, the fact remains that health and safety standards in this arena need maintaining. […]

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Your Guide to the Industrial Disc Brake Caliper

Without the invention of the industrial disc brake caliper, many industries just wouldn’t be what they are today. Industrial disc brakes are essential to the operation of a number of industrial applications. Their function governs the operation of many sectors, including the agricultural, mining, energy, oil and marine, and manufacturing industries. Industrial disc brakes are […]

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Tips for Every New Crane Operator

After extensive studying and hands-on training, you’re now officially a crane operator. Congratulations! You’re entering a promising new career. Here’s why. Research shows that jobs for material moving machine operators, such as the operators of cranes, will grow by 6% between 2016 and 2026. Of course, even after training, operating a crane can be intimidating. […]

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A Guide to Custom Brake Shoes and Pads for High-Speed Rail Applications

Newer braking systems are in place to ensure the safety of people and freight with the advent of high-speed rail. A strict policy of systems maintenance and replacement is necessary. Passenger and freight safety require it at the higher speeds. Regenerative braking is added to the standard automated pneumatic brake. This results in shorter braking […]

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OSHA Requirements for Overhead Crane Inspections

Approximately 2.9 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses; that’s how many U.S. workers suffered from workplace health and safety problems in 2016. This number shows a decrease from previous years. But three million is still a significant number. And unfortunately, it could’ve been lower through proper workplace safety policies. This is especially true on job sites […]

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