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Load control is vital for crane safety

Crane rigging is crucial to construction and industrial projects, but can be among the most dangerous. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, hundreds of injuries and deaths involving cranes occur each year1. With such high stakes, it’s time to look closer at improving safety for crane rigging. One solution that has been gaining traction is load control.

Load control refers to using various tools and techniques to ensure that a load being lifted by a crane remains stable and secure throughout the lifting process. This can include everything from specialized rigging equipment to computerized load monitoring systems. By stabilizing loads, the entire jobsite is safer and more efficient.

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