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Success stories, market insights, best practices, and industry standards on Weather Controls® and weather risk in the construction industry and built environment

Wind — The Second Most Common Cause for Crane Accidents

Part 2 of a 2 part series on crane rigging and wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by the KHL Group LLP and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2019 KHL Group LLP. Know the wind. It’s a...

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Rigging for Wind — Common Causes of Tower Crane Accidents

Wind is reportedly the second most common cause for tower crane accidents worldwide. Part 1 of a 2 part series on crane rigging and wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by the KHL Group LLP and is republished...

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ANSI data reveals that wind caused 23% of all tower crane accidents

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Wind Risks to Crane Lifting & Rigging Operations in Construction

ANSI data reveals that wind caused 23% of all tower crane accidents Part 2 of a 2 part series on wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS), and is republished...

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5 Practical Points for Crane Safety and Wind Hazards

1,125 tower crane accidents worldwide, over 780 deaths -- main causation factor was exposure to wind. Part 1 of a 2 part series on wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by NationsBuilders Insurance Services,...

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Weather Recovery Days and Roof Inspections After Storms

This article was first published by XSPlatforms, and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 XSPlatforms. A thorough roof inspection after a storm is important because a roof may not be as safe as before. Strong winds, excessive amounts of rain and...

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Weather and Scheduling Exterior Painting & Special Coating Work

This article was first published by PDCA, and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 PDCA. All Rights Reserved. Keywords: Division 09 Finishes; 09 00 00 Finishes; 09 90 00 Painting and Coating; 09 91 00 Painting; 09 91 13 Exterior Painting; 09 96...

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Severe Weather Guidelines for the Crane & Rigging Industry

This article was first published by Specialized Carriers & Riggers Association (SC&RA), and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 Specialized Carriers & Riggers Association (SC&RA). Minimize risks, reinforce safe work practices and positively...

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Weather & Environmental Safety for Marine Construction

This article was first published in Marine Construction® Magazine, and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 Marine Construction Magazine and J.J. Smith & Company Inc. The project supervisor shall obtain daily weather forecasts before beginning...

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Adverse Weather & Fall Hazards in Construction

This article was first published by XSPlatforms, and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 XSPlatforms. Adverse weather conditions: Weather conditions influence work at height that is done outside -- take the weather conditions into account during...

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