Mobile Cranes Lightning Safety

When lightning strikes, you don’t want to be near a mobile crane, let alone operating one. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the metal on mobile cranes that attracts lightning strikes. According to the National Weather Service, lighting seeks high and isolated shapes – let’s state the obvious: high and isolated – like a mobile […]

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Mobile Crane Operator Shortages

After pandemic restrictions eased, many employers found themselves competing for skilled mobile crane operators. In the summer of 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced a staggering 9.3 million open jobs across the country. The construction industry is facing a labor shortage, particularly among the heavy equipment operator jobs. Safety on job sites is a valid […]

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Common Equipment Malfunctions on Mobile Cranes

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Anything mechanical can malfunction, no matter how well maintained and frequently inspected. As mobile crane insurance providers, we’ve heard stories from crane operators and construction workers who faced the unexpected despite their dedication to crane safety. Here are some of the most common mobile crane equipment malfunctions to watch for: – Wear and tear on […]

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Filing a Mobile Crane Insurance Claim Effectively

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When something happens on a job site, and you need to file a claim through your mobile crane insurance, riggers liability, steel erector, or millwright insurance, we are here to help. Here are some tips to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible. Maybe someone has been injured after a load missed the […]

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Most Common OSHA Fines to Crane Operators and Riggers

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Fines, violations, or citations for issues related to mobile cranes happen when something goes wrong. (And if it’s gone awry and there’s been an accident, odds are someone has called the crane operator insurance provider!)   Do you know the most common Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)  fines against crane operators and riggers?   […]

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National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW)

Work Zone Safety White Paper

April 11th – 15th is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there is an alarming trend in construction work zone fatalities, and NWZAW is an opportunity for contractors and the public to focus on the issue. The attached whitepaper reflects our understanding of this significant risk and provides […]

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