What Defines Critical Lift with a Crane?

What Defines a Critical Lift with a Crane? When it comes to crane operations, safety is of utmost importance. One key aspect of crane safety is understanding what constitutes a critical lift. In this blog post, we will explore what defines a critical lift with a knuckle boom crane and the precautions that need to be taken. Understanding Critical Lifts… A critical lift refers to a rigging activity that requires planning and additional safety measures to minimize the risk of crane failure or accidents [1]. It typically involves lifts that exceed certain thresholds in terms of load capacity, lift configuration, or proximity to hazardous areas. Load Capacity Thresholds Different sources provide varying percentages for load capacity thresholds that define a