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Safety is Central to the FIT™ Safety System
- A leading cause of crane and aerial equipment tip-overs is poor ground conditions. 1
- 50% of crane and aerial equipment incidents occur because the vehicle or outriggers were improperly set up. 2
- Back injuries are one of the leading causes of disability and workman’s compensation claims due to heavy lifting and improper lifting techniques. 3
The FIT Safety System Ensures Your Team Knows:
- How to minimize the risk of tip-overs and accidents caused by poor ground conditions through the use of properly FIT Safety Tech® Outrigger Pads.
- How Safety Tech Outrigger Pads will perform in a variety of ground conditions under your equipment.
- How to safely handle Safety Tech Outrigger Pads to help avoid repetitive use and single incident injuries caused by improper lifting techniques.
How the FIT Safety System Works:
- Fitting: The DICA Performance Calculator assists in determining a reliable Safety Tech Outrigger Pad setup for you based on your equipment foot size, maximum load capacity and ground conditions.
- Innovation: Safety Tech Outrigger Pads provide industry leading engineered features that reliably spread the load, increase safety and help prevent ergonomic injuries.
- Training: Practical instruction equips operators in the principles of safe setups and proper lifting techniques for Safety Tech Outrigger Pads.
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1. http://www.osha.com/pdf/Rough_Terrain_Crane_Instructors_Notes.pdf. Adolfson and Peterson Construction, http://www.slideshare.net/fcarlson/crane-safety-rigging. North Carolina Department of Labor, A Guide to Cranes and Derricks, http://www.nclabor.com/osha/etta/indguide/ig20.pdf2. North Carolina Department of Labor, Hazard Alert, Tower and Mobile Crane Safety, http://www.nclabor.com/osha/etta/hazard_alerts/crane.pdf3. United States Department of Labor, OSHA Technical Manual, Section VII: Chapter 1, http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_vii/otm_vii_1.html