What directions do Overhead Cranes move in? What is a Floor Operated Crane? This blog post will review some of the terminology that is frequently used in Overhead Crane conversations in addition to providing an Overhead Crane Dictionary.
When working with overhead cranes, dropped loads are one of the most common safety hazards. Improper operator training, side pulling with the crane, poor rigging technique, using an incorrect lifting device and hoist overloading, are the most common causes for dropped loads.
Often times one of the best ways to transport product throughout a warehouse facility is through lifting it up and moving it overhead. By handing products and materials overhead you can help to increase productivity, enhance worker safety and increase the amount of available floor space.