Managing the risk of falls in the workplace

The purpose of this article is to provide generic advice on inspection regimes for fall arrest equipment incorporating energy-absorbing lanyards and harnesses made from webbing and various attachment fittings, providing protection against equipment failure in falls from a height.

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BIG YEAR FOR TIDD

TRT Australia experienced a very strong finish to 2020. Marc Baumback was appointed to the role of country manager in October and started just in time to see the handover of the first of six TIDD PC28s to Cranecorp Australia. November 2020 saw leading equipment distributor, Ronco Group appointed as the Western Australian distributor for TIDD.

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Crosby Group acquires BlokCorp

The Crosby Group recently announced it had acquired BlokCorp and launched a Technology Solutions business unit specializing in market-leading camera & alert systems for a safer and more efficient lifting industry.

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How an inventor and a contractor came together to change the face of safety in construction

Improving safety in crane operations is a constant goal for the industry. The development of a wireless load controlling system demonstrates it is possible to eliminate personnel from being in close proximity to a suspended load.

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The LTI Fallacy

David W Solomon, executive officer safety and risk Master Builders Association NSW and board member for The Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) examines the issues related to Lost Time Injuries (LTI) and how this is impacting businesses and the construction sector in general.

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Humma the quiet performer

Dave Lewis, from Lewis Engineering really understands the Humma articulated pick and carry crane. 10 years ago he helped with the development of his own Humma 35 Mk1 and as a result of its performance he has just taken delivery of a Humma 25 Mk2.

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