Handling Slabs with Overhead Cranes

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CEUs: 0.5

Available Until: 12/31/2030

Non-Member Price: FREE

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Safe Slab Handling Course Bundle


In this presentation, we discuss crane, hoist and sling procedures that are generally accepted as best practices in the stone industry. The procedures have been created to limit your exposure to the hazards associated with overhead cranes, lifting loads and moving suspended loads.  Following the procedures in this video module will help prevent serious injuries to you and your fellow associates resulting from overloading, dropping or slipping of the load, obstructing the passage of the load and using equipment in a manner for which it was not designed by the manufacturer.

Learning Objectives – at the close of this segment you should be able to:

  1. Identify the best practices for handling slabs with an overhead crane.
  2. Identify the hazards connected with overhead crane operation.
  3. Understand that there is no place for complacency in the stone business.
  4. Identify the best practices for handling slabs with overhead CRANE.

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