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Crane Safety

Tom Barth has dedicated his life to crane safety. A crane operator, inspector, trainer and accident investigator with 38 years in the industry, Tom is committed to helping operators and companies make their workplace safer. With his background in tower cranes, crawlers, truck cranes, harbor cranes and more, and working in some of the harshest conditions on the planet, he brings a unique combination of knowledge, skills and dedication to the field of crane safety.


Accident Investigation
Accident Reconstruction
Expert Testimony
Crane Inspections
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Crane Operator Training
Safety Inspections
Load Testing

Safety Articles

Tower Cranes Warrant Closer Look

Tom Barth discusses tower cranes and the factors needed for safe operations including proper operation, wear and tear, repair experts and more.
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Waiting to See a Transformation

Originally published in the August 3, 2007 edition of Contractors Hot Line, this article proposed changes in how operators are trained and certified. [Note: OSHA issued a new rule addressing the use of cranes and derricks in construction effective November 8, 2010.]
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