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WorkSafe Magazine - March/April 2018

Ask an officer: Focusing on tower crane safety

One of WorkSafeBC’s safety initiatives for 2018 focuses on tower cranes. The provincial crane inspection team’s goal is to identify and eliminate specific tower crane and construction equipment hazards and unsafe work practices that have the potential to cause serious injury, death, or catastrophic equipment failure. With that in mind, WorkSafeBC occupational safety officer Doug Younger, a member of our provincial crane inspection team, talks about the safe erection, inspection, maintenance, and operation of cranes.

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