Questions

  • Forman/Supervisor

  • GC/Owner

  • Signal person

  • Rigger

  • Police detail/other

  • Crane company

  • Crane Operator

  • TOOL BOX TALK

CRANE OPERATOR

  • Do overhead power lines Meet Table A minimum Clearance distance requirements?

  • If NO above: Is a designated spotter (for electrical lines) required for this hoisting operation?

  • If NO above: Has the utility company been contacted to for the exact voltage of power lines in the work zone?

  • TABLE A

  • Wind conditions will be continuously considered during hoisting

  • GC/ Owner has coordinated other crafts to avoid hoisting zone

  • Do the ground conditions appear to be acceptable for crane set up

  • Has all rigging passed a visual inspection and is appropriate for the material being hoisted?

  • Have signals been reviewed between operator, signal person(s) and rigging person(s)?

  • Materials on site and rigging methods to be used have been reviewed?

  • SUGGESTED RIGGING METHODS

SIGNAL PERSON

  • Are overhead power lines within Table A minimum distance requirements?

  • A barricade demarcates the work area around all trucks equipment and personnel?

  • Have signals been reviewed between operator signal person(s) and rigging person(s)?

  • GC/ Owner has coordinated other crafts to avoid hoisting zone

  • Have materials to be hoisted been confirmed and has rigging methods been confirmed?

  • Does every load have a tagline?

  • Has all rigging been inspected prior to shift? And will be inspected continuously between hoists?

  • EXAMPLES OF DAMAGED SLINGS

GC/OWNER

  • Has Informed all other trades, tenants, occupants and neighbors of hoisting operations

  • Has installed barriers/barricades and & secured ground or lower roofs from foot and equipment traffic

  • PHOTO OF BARRICADE

  • Has installed and maintained overhead protection when required

  • Has coordinated other work activities to avoid the hoisting area and 'fall zone'

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