Operating cranes across pedestrian walkways and occupied buildings is an inherent risk where Regulation 6 of the Health and Safety at Work Regulations, the Hierarchy of Controls, must apply (Isolating the hazard giving rise to the risk to prevent any person coming into contact with it). The Crane Safety Manual v3.1 (Section 2, pg 12) states "Keep out of the danger zone which includes the:
This did not happen in this New York crane incident.
Terex Cranes has upgraded its line of tower cranes with the addition of the new Terex® SK 452-20 hammerhead tower crane.
Featuring several mechanical and structural enhancements, the SK 452-20 hammerhead tower crane has a maximum capacity of 20 tonnes (22 US tons) and a jib tip capacity of 2.5 tonnes (2.75 US tons).
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