The UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers, will hold its annual Crane Safety conference at its prestigious London headquarters next week. It's not too late to book a place.
Presentations will be many and varied and will include:
Multiple environmental and practical benefits of using batteries vs diesel generators with experts from Bowmer + Kirkland and Skanska
HSB Engineering Insurance discussing the role of the competent person and their significance in lifting projects.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation on the Nuclear industry's approaches to human factors in complex lifting operations.
Volker Rail on lessons learned in the use of Kirow mounted cranes.
An overview of lithium batteries and their role in construction, including the risks presented by fire within lithium batteries – with Nick Croudace, Commander, UK Fire and Rescue Service.
A look at investigating crane and lifting equipment incidents with Richard Giles-Carlsson, forensic civil engineer, Hawkins.