This weekend I competed at Legends. I purchased a brand new rope with a spliced eye. 150'
The very first climb I made on the rope was in one of the work climbs with a 62' TIP
Rang the last bell and headed for the target when 4' above the ground my hitch came to a stop at my stopper knot 12" from...
So am I wrong or should a crane operator wear a hard hat(not in a cab)
I have seen posts elsewhere by several training organizations of operators taking a test on boom trucks and kbooms with no PPE. Isn’t that where the education begins. No PPE = no certification IMHO. What are your thoughts.
I could have spoke a little better and definitely would have liked some more time Overall I think it was a positive message
i did this last Sunday at my fathers. I was taking atop out of a white pine. I lifted the piece a few feet then climbed to stand on the cut to be more comfortable and see better while I moved it 180 to where I was setting it. There was a branch which was rubbing on the top that stayed. When...
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A local guy I have done some crane work for died last week.
He was using his bucket to do work for a local municipality. His lower boom failed and he came out of the bucket hitting tree branches as he fell to the ground. The report said he had traumatic injuries to his head and body and went...
A friend of mine bought a Homelite homeowner saw. It was dolls so I sharpen it for them. When I went to start it and try it out I saw the directions on how to start the saw. Here is a picture of the directions the second step is to disengage the chain break
So Ive been thinking about what happened and Im really disappointed in myself about several choices I made botth before and after the incident. I feel it is important to share as hard as it is so someone else doesent repeat them.
I was taking an antenna off a roof. I rode up with the crane set...
Here is a quick clip. Only a little bit of the crane but still good coverage. I was only there for the crane work.