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Overhead crane safety (guards & catwalks)

Overhead crane safety (guards & catwalks)

Overhead crane safety (guards & catwalks)

I'll take any help I can get. I'm looking for info on where and when guards and catwalks should be installed on overhead gantry style cranes. Is it a design feature that should be manufactured into the equipment, or is it something that the purchaser has to add on their own? This is asked from a safety stand point, to protect maintenance workers. I appreciate any help or info.
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RE: Overhead crane safety (guards & catwalks)

Try the ASME B.30 series:
B30.2 "Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single or Multiple Girder, Top Running Trolley Hoist)"

B30.17 "Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single Girder, Underhung Hoist)"

ANSI A1264.1-1995, Safety Requirements for
Workplace Floor and Wall Openings, Stairs, and
Railing Systems
Publisher: American Society of Safety Engineers
(ASSE), 1800 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, IL

CMAA Specification No. 74, Revised 2000,
Specification for Top Running and Under Running
Single Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes
Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist
Publisher: Crane Manufacturers Association of
America (CMAA), 8720 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite
201, Charlotte, NC 28217

These guys are good: http://www.zinterhandling.com/zinter/Main_Page2.htm

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