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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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Join WorkSafeBC in a moment of silence online on April 28 at 10:30 a.m. to remember the 140 B.C. workers who died last year from a workplace injury or disease. Visit dayofmourning.bc.ca on the day to watch a commemorative video recognizing those we’ve lost.

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The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation requires employers to ensure that a professional engineer provides annual certification that the following types of equipment are safe for use: Vehicle-mounted elevating work platforms Self-propelled boom-supported elevating work platforms Mobile cranes Aerial firefighting devices The OHS Regulation states that inspections of these types of equipment must be […]

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The following links contain recommended BC Crane Safety COVID-19 Safe Work Practices developed based on practices developed by our colleagues in sectors involved in crane operations. COVID-19 Working when physical distancing is not possible COVID-19 Safe Work Practices BC Crane Safety shares these practices for the benefit of employers, contractors and workers who use, erect, […]

| Crane Industry  

Crane Hot Line interviews Fraser Cocks, Executive Director of BC Crane Safety, about efforts to create a Canada-wide standard for crane operator certification. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f521b93d#/f521b93d/38