New article HLPFI magazine: Solid foundations for critical lifts

Critical lifts
As the author of articles in a series in the “Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International” magazine, Ton Raemakers discusses some of the first steps operators should take to prepare for critical lifts.





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Lifting and transportation is an activity with a high risk profile. Too often the front page of the newspaper show accidents during lifting and transport operations. But why?

Read our checklist: How to prevent a crane accident?

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