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have to strike twice to cause an injury.
Once is usually enough.
It's the same way with overhead loads.
If one falls on you, it generally makes a permanent impression.
That's why you should always stay out from under cranes, booms, and
first accident may be your last.
Use your head.
Make sure an object doesn't fall on you.
Don't stand, walk, or work under crane booms, buckets or suspended loads.
Always wear your hard hat.
When planning lifting operations, minimize the time the boom or bucket
will swing over workers.
Stay clear of lanes open to traffic when swinging with a load.
Check carefully for any overhead obstructions such as overhangs and power
into power lines and you risk not only injury to yourself, but think of the
danger when power lines fall across the main lanes of the freeway.
Failing to look before you lift could be deadly.
Think safety in
Did you ever get hit or see someone get hit on the head with a piece of
semi-hardened concrete dropped from a crane bucket?
All of us must be especially careful to keep clear of the crane when the
operator is loading and hoisting the bucket.
Think safety with
crews get so comfortable setting pipe with a backhoe, that they may get under
the load in a ditch.
What would happen if a cable breaks or a hydraulic line blows?
Operators, make sure workers are clear when back filling.
danger from crane booms, keep out from under them at all times.
And remember to always wear your hard hat.
PLAN YOUR WORK. COMPARE THE COST OF TEN MINUTES OF PLANNING AND PREPARATION, TO THE COST OF STANDING NEXT TO A CHILD THAT WOULD GIVE ANYTHING FOR ONE MINUTE MORE WITH DAD.
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