Preventing Heat Stress During Crane Hire Operations

2021-08-12T09:24:34+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Blog|

Preventing Heat Stress During Crane Hire Operations Heat stress is a serious health concern, even more so in professions dealing with heavy machinery such as operating cranes. It is important to know how to deal with heat stress, but better to prevent it from happening in the first place. Factors Leading to Heat Stress Heat

The Benefits Of Crane Hire For Your Large Events

2021-09-13T10:44:24+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Blog|

The Benefits Of Crane Hire For Your Large Events As we make our way forwards into summer, the unprecedented events of the last 18 months are slowly being brought under control. Although the risk remains, and the virus is still very much with us, the government is finally reducing most restrictions on all kinds of

Safety Measures To Follow When Using A Demolition Crane

2021-07-21T08:42:04+00:00 June 28th, 2021|Blog|

Safety Measures To Follow When Using A Demolition Crane When it comes to demolition, there are a few main ways a building or structure is taken down. Explosives, mechanically using an excavator, or demolition crane with a wrecking ball attached, or manually. The type of structure to be demolished, materials used in its construction, its

The Safe Operation Of Cranes Near Power Lines

2021-09-13T10:55:08+00:00 June 25th, 2021|Blog|

The Safe Operation Of Cranes Near Power Lines Overhead power cables can be a major hazard when mobile crane operations have to be carried out in their vicinity. In an average year, there are over 400 serious accidents and 20 deaths in the UK caused by construction or agricultural machinery operating close to, or coming

What You Need To Know About ‘Boom Deflection’

2021-06-17T09:43:50+00:00 June 1st, 2021|Blog|

What You Need To Know About ‘Boom Deflection’ We are all familiar with those news clips of large suspension bridges and high-rise buildings swaying during high winds or earth tremors. But did you know this same type of flexibility is also inbuilt in crane booms? The next time you observe a crane lifting a heavy

Uses Of A Crane Outside Of Construction

2021-06-17T09:47:25+00:00 June 1st, 2021|Blog|

Uses Of A Crane Outside Of Construction While the majority of us associate the uses of a crane with building construction, there are a whole range of industries where a crane, or cranes, are an integral part of day to day activities. It is estimated over 100,000 tower cranes operate throughout the world today. If

The Importance Of Wearing The Correct PPE (Even In Summer)

2021-03-09T14:50:45+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Blog|

Some jobs are obviously more dangerous than others. For example, there are more risks associated with the role of an industrial electrician when compared to a retail sales clerk. Why is it important to wear PPE in the workplace? What benefits can these practices provide? Unfortunately, some individuals tend to shirk their responsibilities (particularly if

Giving Back To The Community

2021-03-09T14:50:51+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Blog|

Giving Back To The Community Our laptops have gone back to school! As a crane hire company, we could be described as having our heads in the clouds (quite literally!). However, we also understand the importance of staying grounded, despite our recent successes. A great way for us to do this is to help out

A Beginners Guide To Crane Hire!

2021-03-09T14:50:59+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Blog|

A Beginner's Guide to Crane Hire The versatility of a crane and the options available can often be surprising. They are used for a vast range of projects ranging from big to small. More often than not, they can be used for projects that you may not have necessarily considered them for. Perhaps you are

Festive Season at Emerson

2019-07-02T16:07:01+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Blog|

Festive Season at Emerson Santa was at Emerson House in December 2017! We were really pleased to welcome (Secret) Santa in our offices, as he delivered our Christmas gifts. All the gifts he brought helped to lift the Christmas spirit... Everyone were really happy with them, so Thank you Santa!  Aside from  receiving gifts,