Cranes & Hoists

Protection of employees working with lifting machinery and in elevated areas is accomplished through training, engineering controls, and the proper use of fall protection equipment.

For additional information contact Safety and Compliance at 217-265-9828, or safetyandcompliance@illinois.edu.


Crane Safety Program
Appendix A - Standard Operating Procedures
Appendix B - Crane Inspections
Appendix C - Sling Inspections
Appendix D - Definitions
Appendix E - Program Audit Checklist

Useful Resources:
OSHA 1910.179 Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard
OSHA 1910.184 Slings Standard
OSHA Guidance on Safe Sling Use