Avoiding Boom Hoist Failure

awrf-blog-series During the last several years there have been many boom hoist accidents where boom hoist cranes have fallen and taken the lives of many workers. Investigation into the root causes of these booms failing has shown that the boom hoist wire ropes have been broke mostly due to wire fatigue breaks in the vicinity of the bridle or bail sheaves.

Learn more about how to prevent tragedies like this in the full presentation with Don Pellow (Pellow Engineering Services and AWRF Technical Committee Chairman) at http://awrf.org/slingmakers-magazine/ Fall issue 138 page 43

AWRF Members are encouraged to view the entire presentation at http://awrf.org/members-only/boom-hoist-failure-by-don-pillow/

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