|Document ID (ISN)||105906|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2006-142
||NIOSH Alert - Preventing worker injuries and deaths from mobile crane tip-over, boom collapse and uncontrolled hoisted loads
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Sep. 2006. 22p. Illus. 25 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2006-142/pdfs/2006-142.pdf [in English]
||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.
||lifting of loads; collapse; mobile cranes; USA
||legal aspects; safety guides; safe working methods; accident descriptions
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Materials handling and storage
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport