October 2019 Crane Association Newsletter - Technical Corner
New and innovative technology might afford a myriad of benefits but often come with unforeseen risks, too.
Take crane remote controls as an example – considered to be a modern marvel, they are the ultimate safety device in an industry with considerable risks.
owever, like many things, they have hazards associated with them that users should always be wary and respectful of, McLeod Cranes & Hiabs Managing Director, Scott McLeod, says.
“We become familiar with the technology and its ability to control a large piece of machinery more easily. They’re so powerful that it becomes normal to walk around using them because you think nothing will happen.