The assembly and dismantling of Tower cranes is a complex task that addresses multiple risks. Components are delivered on commercial vehicle flat decks and are lifted into place with a mobile crane, supported by rigging equipment and a crew of assembly personnel. These operations are typically conducted in tight quarters, and often under time pressure […]
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WorkSafeBC is developing a Cranes and Mobile Equipment Inspectional Approach, including a guide for officers, to employ a risk-based approach to worksite inspections: Ensure appropriate risks are addressed at each inspection, focusing on the risks at each stage of the job, Educate employers on the fundamentals of risk identification, assessment, and control using a multi-step process […]
Our tower crane pre-assembly checklist has been updated. Visit our Next Practices page for more info and visit Work Safe BC for an updated guide on Tower Crane Safety.
BC Crane Safety’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. Please visit our Year-end Reports page for more info.
Click here for guidance developed by Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) with the support of WorkSafeBC.
BC Crane Safety reached a ground-breaking Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with the European Crane Operator License Foundation (ECOL) recognizing that the certifications issued by the two organizations are equivalent and interchangeable. The agreement is based on a detailed comparison and alignment of standards governing the safe and effective operation of mobile cranes. “What this […]
I am very pleased to announce that Clinton Connell will be assuming the role of Executive Director for BC Crane Safety, effective June 1, 2020. Clinton has spent the last 15+ years providing leadership at the strategic level for Eagle West Crane and Rigging. Clinton has also served on the BC Crane Safety Board for […]
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Click here for the latest issue of the European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) newsletter.