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Best Practice

Tower Crane Hook Camera

Best Practice - Consider at all locations

  • Hook Camera should be considered on all projects with a tower crane. The benefits include:
  • Increased visibility for the crane operator for all lifts via live footage displayed on a screen in the crane cab.
  • Footage is recorded on a black box or cloud service. This can assist in investigation in the event of an incident and is also useful for training purposes.
  • The ability to remotely monitor lifting activities via an app or webpage.
  • Solar powered hook cams are also available which reduce the need to charge from an electrical supply.
  • Hook cams provide additional audio/visual support to lifting teams and must never be considered as a replacement to a slinger/signaller.
  • No blind lifting as the operator can always view the hook.

Pat Boyle

Managing Director