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Remote control crane safety: Remote control overhead crane driver safety tips

13 Jul, 2017

Remote crane safety. Remote control crane safety is highly affected by crane driver’s operation. How to run your overhead crane safely by remote control? Check the Remote control overhead crane safety tips now.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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Remote control overhead crane safety

Crane driver is the important factor for the overhead crane running and traveling. A skilled Crane driver can make the crane work more easily and get twofold results with half the effort.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane components

It is the basic for crane driver’s to master the basic components of the remote control overhead crane which will be operated. Let’s see the main components drawing of remote controlled overhead crane now.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane drawingA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
20 ton remote control overhead crane component drawing for referenceA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote controlled crane driver’s responsibilities

Remote control overhead crane drivers to care for the safety of themselves and anyone working in the area of the remote crane.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safetyA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Any problems with the overhead crane to be reported immediately so that it can be fixed.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
Remote control overhead crane safety A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safetyA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Checking List-Before Switching on Power

Before Switching on the Main Switch

1. Make sure the main switch is off and place your tag on it.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

2. Make sure the bridge is clear and inspect the remoted overhead crane for loose material.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - Before switching on powerA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - Before switching on powerA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

3. Check that the hoist ropes are positioned correctly on the drum and sheaves; When the hook block is fully lowered, ensure there is a minimum of 2 turns of hoist rope on the drum.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - On hoist rope drumA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - On hoist rope drumA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

4. Any obvious mechanical problem to be reported to your supervisor immediately.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

5. After making these checks and if everything is clear, switch on the main isolating switch, remove your tag and press the start button.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Checking List-After Switching on Power

After switching on power

1.Full current limit switch tripped.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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Remote control overhead crane safety  on winchA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

2. Normal operation of full current limit switch and any problem please notify your supervisor.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - on <a href=/electric-hoist-for-sale.html target=_blank class=infotextkey>electric hoist</a> winchA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - on electric hoist winchA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

3. Crane brake testA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - on crane brake testingA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety - on crane brake testingA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Lifting Hazard

Keeping fingers clear when liftingA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting hazardA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Don't stand under loadsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety lifting loadsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Ensure the hoist hook block is directly above the load.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Safe Operation of Remote Crane

Avoid creating a swinging motion on the load whilst handling, chase and catch a swinging loadA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Parking the Crane

  • Park at designed location
  • Remove the load from the hook
  • Press the stop button
  • Switch off power at the main isolating switch.

Remote control overhead crane safety on parkingA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Select the right lifting devices when lifting

According to the shapes, weight, sizes, and featues of the lifting loads, the remote crane driver's has the responsibility's to make sure the right lifting devices or below the hook lifting devices are selected accordingly.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

When Lifting Flat Products

When lifting flat products, it is better to use the carrier beam to lifting to ensure safety.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting flat loads, sheets, etc.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting flat loads, sheets, etc.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Using Eyebolts

Remote control overhead crane safety on  using eyeboltsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on using eyeboltsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

When Lifting Long and Loose Bundle

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting long and loose bundlesA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting long and loose bundlesA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Some General Visual Signals

Remote control overhead crane safety on driver's visual singalsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on driver's visual singalsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Inspection of Slings

Crane slings is also important when the remote overhead crane safet is concerned. The inspection of the slings is also part of the job for daily inspection. Generally, the crane slings such as, chain sling, wire rope sling, and synthetic slings and other types should be inpsected carefully.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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Remote control overhead crane safety on crane slingsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Some General inspection on the crane slingsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Inspection on wire rope slings

Remote control overhead crane safety on wire rope slingsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on wire rope slingsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Inspections of lifting chain slings

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting chainsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on lifting chainsA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Abuse to Be Avoided

Remote control overhead crane safety on sling abusesA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Remote control overhead crane safety on sling abusesA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Summary- Operating Procedure

1. Everyone in the immediate vicinity is clear of the load and aware that the load is being moved.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
2. Gently take up the slack before lifting.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
3. Operate controls slowly and gradually.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
4. If load swing, "chase" and "catch" the load.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
5. Never leave a suspended load unattended, even for short period.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
6. Nobody stands under the load.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
7. Always lift load using center of hook.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
8. Always place hook directly above the loads centerA2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
9. Never place hook block on the ground or load.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
10. When traveling with load, accelerate and brake gently.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
11. Travel with load as close to ground as possible and keep speed to a minimum.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
12. Have unobstructed view of load, chaser and work area.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
13. Work only at areas that are well illuminated.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
14. When walking with a load, walk behind and beside the load. Guide load with palm of the hand and do not hold the slings.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
15. Suspended load must not be left untended.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
16. Lower load and remove slings from hook.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
17. Raise hook to a safe level (~2.5 meters)A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
18. Remove all slings and other lifting gears from the load and store them appropriately.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
19. Switch the remote unit off and place it in a safe or designated position.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

If you have any questions about the above Crane drivers' skills, please do not hesitate to contact us.A2nHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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