Performing Tests on Gantry Cranes

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Performing Tests on Gantry Cranes

OSHA regulations require any new aluminum gantry cranes to be tested prior to use on the floor or at your worksite. These required tests include hoisting and lowering operations, trolley travel, and locking device testing.

Your aluminum gantry crane comes "knocked down" and must be fully assembled in the work space before use. An aluminum gantry crane should not be considered operational until all OSHA required tests have been conducted properly. It's vital that your new equipment pass inspection.

   

Comments

6/29/2011 9:08:00 AM
George said:

What are the OSHA requirements that would apply to a free standing aluminum gantry crane?




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