Safety Regulations to Combat Future Crane Accidents

Crane accidents have been prevalent in the news recently. In April 2019, a crane accident happened in downtown Seattle killing four people and injuring three others. Unfortunately, about 44 people are killed and injured each year in the U.S. from crane accidents. These mishaps have led operators and contractors to question whether or not they have the proper training needed for these cranes. According to Alabama-based crane inspector James Pritchett, most crane incidents come down to human error. At the end of the work day, laborers need to be aware of all necessary precautions in order to ensure safety. Our mission at Sigalarm is to save lives in every circumstance we can. This includes supporting regulations to combat crane accidents.

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