A new WorkSafeBC Bulletin provides guidance on preventing lifting point failures in construction.
Monthly Archives: May 2021
The Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health Authorities have invited frontline and essential workers aged 18 and over to register for their COVID-19 vaccinations. Construction workers are included in the frontline and essential workers category. Help stop the spread of COVID-19 by getting your vaccination, protecting yourself and others.
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 […]
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 extreme time […]