Crane Safety 2020


Understand the key changes to regulations to ensure your operations and training is fully-compliant and allow for a more accountable operation. Explore best practice in lifting planning and operation from complex lift case studies across industry sectors in order to reduce risk and improve safety.

From this seminar you will learn:

  • Learn the key changes to the gantry crane regulation to ensure compliant use of the most-used crane type in industry
  • Hear how to best manage and carry out an assortment of lift types in industry case studies including offshore and construction
  • Experts provide lessons in leadership and organisation in lifting operation planning to take back to your company
  • Learn about the latest developments in crane technology to ensure the safety of your lifting operations
  • Benefit from the lessons learned from recent lifting projects, including a high level international case study about the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge in Turkey

Presentations from the event include:

Why less is more when it comes to crane safety
Simon Marr, Managing Director, The Men from Marr’s

Lift planning and why it is important
Jamie Davies H M Principal Specialist Inspector (Mechanical Engineering), Health and Safety Executive

Overview: The BS 7121 Series
Ben Dobbs, Head of Technical Services, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

Training Module Adoption for homogenous crane operational competency
David Borley, Lead AP, Skanska and Special Advisor for lifting operations, NOCN

Drone Inspection for Cranes
John Carpenter, Health & Safety Manager (Rail, Civil & Build), VolkerFitzpatrick

Developments in remote load positioning without using taglines
Craig Hook, Head of McAlpine Lifting Solutions, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd.
Craig Millis, General Manager, Verton Europe
Angus Jamieson, General Manager HPTech UK, Torquer

Site specific wind forecasting for tower cranes
Craig Hook, Head of McAlpine Lifting Solutions, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd.
James Banasik, CEO, Metswift

Thames Tideway lifting onsite, on barges and within tunnels
Max Lepoutre, LOR Group Lead AP for Lifting Operations, Laing O’Rourke

The full recording of this seminar is available for £120.
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