New resource provides guidance on preventing lifting point failures in construction
The consequence of an item falling from height can be fatal to workers on construction sites. It’s important to know how to properly design, install, and use a lifting point so these types of incidents can be avoided.
Preventing lifting point failures in construction discusses the potential hazard when forces are applied against an item being lifted and results in a lifting point failure. Best practices for reducing or eliminating the risk of lifting point failures are outlined for employers, suppliers, manufacturers, crane operators, riggers, and prime contractors.