A tremendously valuable resource for riggers, crane operators, in-house maintenance personnel and engineers. Attention to detail is unsurpassed, addressing wire rope and inspection, rigging hardware, slings and safe working loads, chain data, calculating sling load & angles, pre-lift planning, critical lift planning, ANSI/OSHA standards, mobile crane set-up and stability, boom trucks, railroad cranes, offshore cranes, tower cranes, overhead cranes, and yes - there's more!
Note: This book is often included as part of the recommended study materials for crane operators hoisting license for several US States, (including Rhode Island), and for the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).
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