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    MAJOR CRANE SAFETY SEMINAR 28 SEPT 2016

    Seminar examines key issues and solutions on construction projects

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is hosting a Crane Safety 2016 Seminar on 28 September 2016 at etc.venues The Hatton, London.

    The organisers believe that Crane Safety 2016 will

    “combine thought-provoking presentations, insights and lessons from case studies of actual construction projects. Join this seminar and learn from panel discussions that will address the challenges of risk and incident reduction, cost savings and complying with the latest safety legislation. Understand the consequences of inadequate crane maintenance and learn the lessons of previous incidents.”

    This one day seminar is an essential forum to hear contributions from regulators, strategies from main contractors and technical insights from engineering thought leaders. Steve Leyton, Group Lifting Operations Manager at Keltbray Group:

    “The thing is, if you don’t go to events like this, you might miss something in terms of methods, machinery, crane technology, or something else that affects you in your project or business. You need to be open to new techniques all the time and it’s a good opportunity to share.”

    Reasons to attend

    The event is intended for all “Heads, Directors, Managers and Engineers” who are involved in operations; project management; site management; lifting operations; risk management and investigations. Delegates be able to will:

    • Hear key guidance to achieve compliance with LOLER and PUWER equipment regulations for the safe use of cranes, direct from Health & Safety Executive
    • Get a clear understanding of the legal obligations of contractors, clients and crane operators on site and technical requirements to avoid crane incidents
    • Take back fresh perspectives and new techniques on how to maintain safety during complex lifting projects
    • Find out how Mace Group designed and implemented a complex lifting plan for constructing The Shard, while taking into account inclines, weather conditions and operational limitations
    • Understand how to effectively balance safety and risk with equipment maintenance costs and consider the consequences of inadequate crane maintenance
    • Benefit from the insights of key speakers including representatives from Keltbray Group, Sparrow Group, Liebherr, Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke and Bowmer and Kirkland
    • Understand the causes of accidents involving crane and take home the lessons learned to enhance your organisation’s use of cranes to reduce the risk of costly incidents.
    • Join interactive panel discussions to share successful strategies for reducing costs whilst ensuring safety in major construction projects
    • Meet and network with peers, including confirmed delegates from Allianz Engineering, Crawford & Company, Total Tower Cranes, Babcock International, Easdon Consulting Ltd, Hawkins & Associates Ltd, Ainscough Crane Hire Ltd and Imes Ltd.
    • Discuss and share different approaches to all aspects of construction cranes, including safety, risk, lifting strategy, compliance and operations.

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