BUILDING SAFETY INTO DECK CRANES

This overview of crane safety engineering first considers the features that are incorporated in the best deck cranes to guard against human error, component failure, etc., and then outlines the application of fail-safe engineering. Features recommended for cranes handling dangerous cargoes are also listed. Finally, mention is made of the role of electronic spotting aids in improving crane safety.

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    • Journal article
  • Publication Date: 1989-11

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Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Cranes; Safety
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00659166
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM