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Melinda S. Gentile of Peckar & Abramson. Melinda S. Gentile of Peckar & Abramson.

Cranes are the quintessential “moving part” to construction sites. Look around any South Florida sky and you are likely to see cranes flying. This is a positive indication of ongoing construction and development. However, the use of cranes and other heavy hoisting equipment has resulted in several tragic accidents and fatalities. Especially in the South Florida geographical location where it is exposed to the onslaught of hurricanes and other weather events, the presence of cranes and other hoisting equipment can pose serious concerns of job site and public safety.

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