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Document ID (ISN)106563
CIS number 07-711
Year 2006
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2006-142
Title 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 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2006. 23p. Illus. 25 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet provides recommendations for preventing mobile crane accidents. Contents: description of mobile cranes; critical lift situations requiring special precautions; injury data; current standards; case reports of accidents investigated by NIOSH; recommendations for employers, crane operators, ground workers and crane rental companies. These recommendations are also summarized on a detachable sheet for display on a notice board. An appendix includes standard crane hoisting hand signals.
Descriptors (primary) USA; safe working methods; overturning; mobile cranes
Descriptors (secondary) lifting of loads; analysis of accident causes; causes of accidents; crane jibs; hand signalling; case study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes