In the event of an overhead crane accident, a well-rehearsed procedure should be put into operation, says Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies.
Before getting into what one should do in the important minutes, hours, days and weeks after a crane accident, let’s look briefly at the causes of such catastrophes, first, to outline how easy it is for things to go wrong and, second, to remind readers of the checklist in an effort to keep this blog redundant for as many people as possible.
The vast majority of accidents are down to operator or human error. This can be a result of poor training, miscalculations, or a lack of care and attention, for example. The guy