A Look Within Griphoists

Performing rigging operations safely is critical. According to OSHA, rigging workers have been injured or killed when loads have slipped or the rigging has failed. OSHA notes that riggers must be: Properly trained on the hazards associated with rigging jobs Qualified and able to comply with all procedures Aware of where the crane is operating (surface should be level and firm enough to support the crane and load) Familiar with rigging techniques and equipment Able to anticipate issues before they happen Able to stop a job immediately if unsafe conditions exist Aware of the weight of the load

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