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'

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.