Several industries such as manufacturing, transportation and construction make use of Mountain Cranes in moving and lifting heavy materials and equipment.
Auto mechanics typically use small cranes in lifting engines from automobiles. Cranes employ rope, belt, cable, chain or winder in hoisting material.
Mobile crane rentals in Virginia like truck crane are capable of traveling to and from the work site. They work by driving the crane to the site and acts as an anchor while it is used.
On the other hand, aerial cranes are being used by helicopters in lifting and carrying loads. Typically, fixed cranes are attached to a concrete slab and they include tower cranes used commonly in the construction of skyscrapers as well as suspended overhead cranes wherein only the hoist is moving across beams.
An operator can guide a mountain crane with push-button pendant or with radio control or infrared.
The knowledge of a crane operator about this machine and its safe operation helps in protecting his safety as well as other workers in the work site. If the crane is raised too high or overload, serious damage and injury may result.
The operator should be able to advise people in the work site not to walk underneath the crane. In addition, they should be able to carry out regular inspections of the machine before they are used.