Working with Health and Safety regulators for a better industry outcome

In late 2020, Wadonga based Dunn’s Twin City Cranes (DTCC) were issued with a Prohibition Notice by Worksafe Victoria. DTCC successfully appealed the notice and consultation with the regulator has allowed CICA to form a steering committee and discussions with Work Safe Victoria around lifting personnel using work boxes have begun.

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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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