banksman


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banksman

(ˈbæŋksmən)
n
(Civil Engineering) a crane driver's helper, who signals instructions to the driver for the movement of the crane and its jib
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It only requires one operator; there's no need for a banksman (observer).
As banksman I am responsible for the safety of everyone working in the area, be it loading or discharging cargo.
It is understood he was acting as a banksman, guiding in the delivery vehicle, at the time.
If there is no banksman on a construction site, many of the bodies mounted on construction vehicles can only be safely operated from the cab if their radius of action is precisely monitored by cameras.
Described as normally polite and friendly, Clarke was a banksman slinger - a construction worker who directs the operation of cranes or other vehicles - and was drug-tested at work.
The investigation also found Cheshire-based sub-contractor WPI Civil Engineering Limited failed to provide a banksman (a person trained to direct vehicle movements) on site, and that the vehicle involved was not fit to be used on site.
| A machine driver must be watched by at least one banksman who may appear to be doing nothing but is ensuring safe excavation.
The banksman was blown from his post and the sound of the explosion echoed across the valley, as nearby homes were shaken by its force.
Winner of the TCS&O Health & Safety Award, Labcraft will display the world's first Banksman BM3 Regulation 23 compliant Manoeuvring light.
The banksman is understood to have suffered severe blood loss and was pronounced dead shortly after emergency services were alerted to the accident at about 12.20pm.
A bank manager, or banksman, would have been responsible for what in the days when pits dotted the North East?