Safety Lessons for Crane Users from Deepwater Horizon

A recent blog post by David Vaucher MBA, MENG an oil and gas industry data analyst, about the movie Deepwater Horizon, is worth reading and using in safety training. The movie highlights the fact that many individuals attempted to stop the job, but were overridden for the sake of the schedule. As…
Check Your Ground Conditions and Outrigger Pads

Standard Outrigger Pad Use Policies Improve Safety

Many crane rental companies and DICA customers often report having standard policies in place regarding the use of outrigger pads or crane pads. DICA recommends using outrigger pads or cranes pads every time outriggers are deployed. The recent article, "Experienced but not competent?" on page 41 in…
Dunnage Outrigger Pads

DICA to exhibit at World of Concrete 2017

October 13, 2016 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) DICA, manufacturer, of the ergonomically friendly SafetyTech® Outrigger Pads, will display products for concrete pumping contractors at World of Concrete 2017 (Booth C6879). Recessed Radius SafetyTech outrigger pads are guaranteed unbreakable due to their…