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Preventing lifting point failures in construction

A lifting point is used for attaching rigging so an item can be lifted to height. When a lifting point fails, it can result in a serious injury or fatality to workers on a construction site. This bulletin provides best practices to employers, suppliers, manufacturers, crane operators, riggers, and prime contractors for preventing lifting point failures.

Publication Date: May 2021 File type: PDF (1 MB) Asset type: Safety Bulletin Reference: WS 2021-01