Protecting yourself when inspecting a machine with structural repairs.
Crane surveyors are often faced with the problem of determining the sufficiency of structural repairs. Some jurisdictions require that the surveyor declare that the crane is in “safe working condition” as a requirement for acceptance or certification. In addition to the regulatory requirements, every surveyor is faced with the challenge of risk management. In practical terms, the surveyor must consider and avoid the risk of accepting a structural repair the sufficiency of
We were interviewed for a recent article by American Cranes & Transport editor D. Ann Shiffler entitled, “Careful consideration required for crane restoration”.
Along with Dave Wood, President, Wheco, Inc. Richland, WA and Frank Arthur, branch manager, H & E Equipment Services, Belle Chasse, LA we discuss some specifics on when is the best time to consider crane restoration, what factors can lead an owner to choose this route and what to look for in a service partner while in the decision-making process.