What do I need to know?
How often do you need to inspect your rigging? What are the signs that your rigging is damaged and needs to be repaired and/or replaced?
Learn when you need to inspect your rigging and about common damage to webs slings, wire ropes, chains and round slings. more »
New WorkSafeBC Hoisting Regulations
With lifting capacities of 40 tons and reach of over 50 feet, telehandlers are increasingly being used for tasks traditionally done by cranes.
Similarly, the introduction of hoisting equipment such as Volvo pipelayers, that are not technically cranes, created a gap in BC's crane operator regulations. more »
Crane Operator Regulations & Requirements in British Columbia
In British Columbia you need to be Certified to operate most types of cranes. This requirement comes from the Worker's Compensation Board of BC (WorkSafeBC) through Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
The Certification system is designed to apply to many different crane types and it does not use a one size fits all approach. This flexibility allows for a good fit for the different industrial and construction uses of cranes of very different types and capacities. more »
ASME Crane Safety Standards Turns 100 Years Old
The B30 standards are there to help protect workers and equipment through their safety requirements. They are there for crane operators, manufacturers, owners and employers. more »