Cranes & Hoists

Cranes & Hoists

The Cranes & Hoists program provides technical and compliance guidance to Harvard University crane and hoist owners and operators.

These devices are required to be inspected on a regular basis by both the University and third party inspectors. All crane and hoist operators must be properly trained.

Department Contact

Christopher Rowell
Associate Director of Occupational Safety
617.496.8894
christopher_rowell@harvard.edu

Did You Know?

Make sure all machine safe guards are in place at all times so that moving parts are not a danger to you and other workers nearby. If machine safety guards are removed due to maintenance ensure that Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) protocols are closely followed.