Handbook of Rigging
For Construction and Industrial Operations 5th Revised edition
Handbook of Rigging by Joseph A. MacDonald
Book DescriptionThe Ultimate Guide to Designing and Operating Safe, Efficient Rigging Systems Recent years have seen an abundance of changes in the rigging industry. This popular, hands-on reference brings you completely up to date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator, worksite foreman, or any other specialist requiring the use of rigging equipment, this comprehensive guide will help ensure that your projects are completed in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing safety and efficiency. Inside this fully updated guide to rigging: A broader-than-ever look at lifting, hoisting, and scaffolding operations Brand-new section covering the safe operation of equipment and rigging systems Up-to-date information on EPA and OSHA regulations governing the use of rigging equipment Directory of associations that publish research on safe rigging Bibliography of references that cover related subjects concerning rigging Handbook of Rigging covers: Codes & Standards OSHA Updates Engineering Principles Worksite Preparation Rigging Systems, Devices, and Tools Lifting & Hoisting Machinery Scaffolding & Ladders Protective Equipment Safety, Health, and Security Measures Fire Prevention & Protection Additional Resources
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071493017
(238mm x 162mm x 43mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Joseph A. MacDonald
Joseph A. MacDonald has more than 40 years experience editing such McGraw-Hill publications as Encyclopedia for U.S. Building and Construction Technology, Handbook or Rigging, and the Directory of Worldwide Engineering & Construction Organizations. He is a Civil Engineer and has worked as a Construction Project Engineer for numerous engineering firms. W. E. Rossnagel was a consulting and fire-protection engineer and was a safety engineer with the Consolidated Edison Company of New York. Lindley R. Higgins was a professional engineer, writer, and consultant in the construction industry for more than 25 years. He was editor of McGraw-Hill's Handbook of Construction Equipment and Maintenance and its Maintenance Engineering Handbook
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