Crane hook hit warning

QUEENSLAND’S Workplace Health and Safety office has warned of the dangers of operating mobile plant close to workers after a young worker was struck by a crane’s lifting chain hook while helping move equipment in a storage yard last month.

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A typical crane with lifting chain

While an investigation is continuing into the incident, preliminary findings suggest one of the hooks on the lifting chain was not correctly positioned on the load.