New Focus on Safety: Chain Hoist Safety Inspection & Use
Hand-operated hoists have many applications around a shipyard, construction site, and waterfront operations. These devices are simple to use but misuse can result in sudden failure, property damage, and serious injury.
Full Focus on Safety: Chain Hoist Safety Inspection & Use
Check out our full Focus on Safety Library on the Safety Resources page.
If you have suggestions or ideas for any new Focus on Safety, please get in touch with your local Signal Safety Manager.
Other News StoriesSMIA Safety Committee Meeting: February 2024 26 Feb 2024 The Signal Mutual Indemnity Association (SMIA) Safety Committee Meetings is a two-day event held three times a year across the continental US.
New Projects from M-CODED 20 Feb 2024 The Marine Construction, Dredging, Offshore, Diving, and Energy (M-CODED) Subcommittee is excited to share its finished deliverables. Members Helping Members
New Focus on Safety: Take 5 Pause (Stop Work) Authority & Obligation 06 Feb 2024 The SMIA Safety Committee and Signal Safety Team have created a library of topics for Safety Meetings, or Toolbox Talks called Focus on Safety
New Operational Alert: Worker Injured When Gangway Falls & RTG Seriously Injures Worker 31 Jan 2024 Operational Alert’s, inform Signal Mutual Members of serious incidents or a significant near-miss within the Mutual. If you have similar operations, please share this Operational Alert with operation managers, supervisors, equipment operators, and all affected employees. It is imperative that management, at all levels review their operations for similar hazardous conditions, acts, and their controls.