CSE Construction Safety Experts

A Comprehensive Crane & Rigging Safety Review

Recommendations, OSHA and ASME Standards, best practices.

Construction Safety Experts offers the following services for crane & rigging and safety management:

  • Accident investigations, direct/indirect cost, OSHA citation structure and accident case studies

  • Crane operator requirements – summary of OSHA and ANSI/ASME standards, written and practical exams, physical qualifications for crane operators, operator responsibilities, crane owner and crane user responsibilities, site supervisor and lift director responsibilities, rigger and signal person responsibilities

  • Shift, monthly and annual inspection requirements

  • Hand and radio signal communication, crane set up, leveling procedures, use of blocking and outriggers, ground stability, radius, boom length, boom angle, rated strength and stability

  • Personnel baskets

  • Power lines/electrical hazard awareness

  • Safe rigging practices, selection and inspection of hardware and rigging, sling angles, hitches, center of gravity, wire rope use and inspection, load chart interpretations and critical lifts

  • Verification of understanding and training documentation issued

Information presented will be summaries and highlights of the manufacturer’s recommendations, OSHA 1910.180 and 1926.1400 standards, best practices and ASME standards including:

  • ASME B30.5 mobile cranes

  • ASME B30.23 personnel lifting systems

  • ASME B30.4 portal, tower and pedestal cranes

  • ASME B30.9 slings

  • ASME B30.26 rigging hardware

  • ASME B30.20 below the hook lifting devices

  • ASME B30.10 hooks

  • ASME P30.1 Planning For Load Handling Activities