Safety Services Company
Rigging safety is a critical part of shipyard and construction
employment, used to lift heavy materials to heights with cranes and other
devices. Riggers also act as signalmen. Improper rigging of a load or a rigging
failure can expose riggers and other workers nearby to a variety of potential
Rigging involves the use of cranes and
other large pieces of equipment to lift steel and other materials. OSHA heavily
regulates this practice. With at least 225,000 cranes operating in the U.S.,
accidents are bound to happen, but the majority of crane accidents resulting in
fatalities and injuries are preventable, according to the Occupational Safety
and Health Administration (OSHA). More than 50% of all mobile crane accidents
are the result of mistakes made when the crane was being set up. All of these
accidents are preventable by following the manufacturer’s recommendations for
assembly and dismantling, by using the correct components, and by observing the
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.