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On the job site, it is often difficult to hear the person next
to us. You can imagine the difficulty in hearing verbal commands from a Guide
Man directing crane operations. The noise, distance away from the crane
operator, and visual barriers make verbal communication nearly useless. We may
have to use field phones, two-way radios, or hand signals to communicate with
the crane operator.
Here are some general safety practices to use with the
operations of cranes, hoists, and any other type of material handling devices:
NOTE: If you do not have an illustrated copy of Common Crane Hand Signals, developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, your Eagle Loss Control consultant can provide you with one.
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