What is a “High/Low Load” & Why Are They Banned?

What is a “High/Low Load” & Why Are They Banned?

This post was written by Ryan Graham from Work Safety QLD – View Original Post A “High/Low Load”, otherwise known in the industry as a “Christmas Tree Load” or “Piggy Backing Load”, is where multiple loads are slung in a vertical configuration from a crane in...
How Often Does Lifting Gear Need To Be Inspected?

How Often Does Lifting Gear Need To Be Inspected?

This post was written by Ryan Graham from Work Safety QLD – View Original Post Keeping up with the compliance of lifting gear on your construction project can sometimes seem like a complicated task; in this post we have outlined best practices and clarified what...
Tower Crane Safety: Operating In High Winds

Tower Crane Safety: Operating In High Winds

This post was written by Ryan Graham from Work Safety QLD – View Original Post Here Strong winds will impose additional loads on a crane and may affect the crane’s stability. According to the Tower Crane Code of Practice 2017, a maximum permissible operational...