Klaus Meissner

  • Most wind turbine erection projects go well, like this one by Sarens, but FEM and ESTA are campaigning to further improve safety
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    Safety boost for onshore wind

    2018-03-06T14:37:00Z

    Conference urges utilities to back onshore wind farm safety improvement plans

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    Improving wind sector safety

    2018-02-19T12:28:00Z

    The latest moves to improve safety in onshore wind energy projects

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    Safety in the wind

    2018-01-23T10:42:00Z

    Third wind energy conference to improve crane and transport safety

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    Fibre rope guidance from FEM

    2017-09-13T12:25:00Z

    FEM publishes initial guideline on safe use of high performance fibre rope in mobile crane applications

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    ESTA awards deadline looms

    2017-01-16T12:26:00Z

    There is still time to enter a project or product for the 2017 ESTA Awards but the 20 January entry deadline is approaching fast

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    ESTA Awards 2017 call for entries

    2016-11-14T14:16:00Z

    Articulating cranes will be included in the 2017 ESTA Awards. Entries are invited as soon as possible for the prestigious European crane and specialized transport awards

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    Guidance for synthetic ropes

    2016-03-29T10:51:00Z

    Technical committee of FEM product group Cranes and Lifting Equipment is working on a set of guidelines for the safe use of hoist ropes made from synthetic fibres

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    EN 13000 crane accident reduction

    2015-08-24T11:10:00Z

    Industry organisations in Europe believe that the revised EN 13000 standard for mobile cranes has reduced the number of crane accidents since it came into force in May 2010

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    The safe use of mobile cranes

    2015-02-16T09:55:00Z

    Klaus Meissner, FEM/Terex and Søren Jansen, ESTA discuss the root causes of mobile crane accidents

  • It is no longer acceptable for a company to allow its employees to work at height without some form
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    A solid bond for height safety system

    2014-10-30T11:15:00Z

    Refinement of the TRAM fall restraint system for mobile cranes and other vehicles has led to the development of a bonding method for attaching the components to a crane's boom that satisfies manufacturers’ concerns over interference with structural integrity