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Document ID (ISN)105906
CIS number 06-1467
Year 2006
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2006-142
Title NIOSH Alert - Preventing worker injuries and deaths from mobile crane tip-over, boom collapse and uncontrolled hoisted loads
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Sep. 2006. 22p. Illus. 25 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This safety guide describes different types of mobile cranes and their uses and makes recommendations for employers, workers and crane rental companies for minimizing the risk of injury and death to those who work on or near mobile cranes. It identifies hoisting operations that require special considerations to ensure safety, so-called critical lifts, and outlines the provisions of current standards and regulations.
Descriptors (primary) lifting of loads; collapse; mobile cranes; USA
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; safety guides; safe working methods; accident descriptions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes