Reducing the risks
23 January 2013
Handling equipment suppliers such as Penny Hydraulics continue to play their part in preventing accidents by adding new features to their products that promote safety and make it easier for operators to specify and inst
For example, there is a trend in crane manufacture to incorporate full hydraulic control for all but the lightest units. Hydraulic control of boom lifting and lowering as well as slew (sideways movement) and rotation helps ensure smooth and precise load handling with reduced risk of the sudden and unexpected movements that can cause accidents to users and bystanders.