Safe Mechanical Lifting

Plan lifting operations and control the area

Safe Mechanical Lifting is one of the nine Life Saving Rules.

Plan lifting operations and control the area:

🔺 I confirm that the equipment and load have been inspected and are fit for purpose

🔺 I only operate equipment that I am qualified to use

🔺 I establish and obey barriers and exclusion zones

🔺 I never walk under a suspended load.


LSR: Safe Mechanical Lifting Video

Safe Mechanical Lifting Podcast

The Life Saving Rule podcast on Safe Mechanical Lifting is by Will Talbot, cranes and lifting technical authority with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK. Will highlights the importance of safe mechanical lifting in helping to prevent dropped objects, and discusses a recent incident of a dropped object from a crane boom and the subsequent outcomes from the review that followed.

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