HoistCam Industrial Grade Housing

Chris Machut

When HoistCam was invented in 2012, many different types of cases were tested.  HoistCam designed the case to meet the varying requirements across marine, construction, industrial and transportation industries. In each of the environments, we would encounter the need for: Durability – the material cannot degrade and if the case were to be damaged, the form of the case would … Read More

The Gist About The Jib: Crane Safety Is Everything

HoistCam ArticlesBuilding Safety, Construction, Construction Safety, Crane Accidents, Crane Safety, HoistCam, Overhead Crane, Tower Crane

Crane safety is an outlier, in comparison to the safeguards other industries possess and promote. That these features are the result of the push-and-pull between consumers and corporations, that resistance by executives is a thing of the past, that most companies would not think to manufacture—and we would not think it acceptable to buy—a car without seatbelts or a house … Read More

Safety Versus a False Sense of Security: Challenges to the Use of Construction Cranes

HoistCam ArticlesBuilding Safety, Construction, Construction Safety, Crane Accidents, Crane Safety, HoistCam, Overhead Crane

The history of safety is, in part, the history of resistance to safety. From transportation and travel to sports and entertainment, the safeguards taken for granted were once too allegedly controversial or costly for companies to grant to consumers. Imagine driving a car without a seatbelt or being a passenger in a minivan without side-impact airbags or anti-lock brakes, or playing football without … Read More

The HoistCam Solution: Visualizing Safety

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Christopher G. Machut, the Founder and Chief Technology Officer for Netarus, LLC, a Norfolk, Virginia-based company joins Enterprise Radio. Netarus manufactures and sells industrial-grade video monitoring solutions which improve employee productivity and workplace safety in the construction, industrial, marine and transportation industries. Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Christopher G. Machut discuss the following: For the benefit of our listeners, please tell us … Read More

$99 Million Awarded by Jury to Widows of Ironworkers Killed in Crane Crash at Miller Park

HoistCam ArticlesBuilding Safety, Construction Safety, Crane Accidents, Crane Safety, HoistCam, Overhead Crane

The lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. ® have achieved high honors and recognition by the most significant organizations in the country. We highlight their work on behalf of construction safety, as the Big Blue crane accident was then–and is now–a case study in the need for greater visual safety tools. By way of brief background, in 1999 three … Read More