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Digital Hands-Free Crane Radio System

Safely keeping in contact with your mobile workforce is the key to a crane operator’s success.

In order to enhance crane to ground communications, SFL has developed a digital hands-free radio application which is installed within the cab of the crane.

The crane radio set-up which employs a Motorola platform and utilises DMR technology offers crystal clear radio transmissions and increased two way radio coverage, whilst reducing interference and background noise.

The crane hands-free radio is available in two forms; a single and double. The double option is for multiple cranes on site where a ‘crash’ emergency radio system is used independently and two separate radios are required.

Health and Safety and Ofcom requirements

Our hands-free system complies with the Construction Plant-hire Association and HSE’s guidance for Radio Communications for Lifting Operations.

HSE Tower Crane Guidance

And our set-ups are are approved by Ofcom for use within the UK, as set out in Business Radio Communication for Tower Cranes OFW77

Ofcom OFW77 Tower Crane Operators Guide Notes

Download our PDF brochure on our hands-free crane radio:

SFL Hands-free Crane Radio Leaflet

A digital hands-free crane radio offers:

If you require additional information on this product and how it can benefit your crane operations please do not hesitate to contact our hire team on 0800 975 7228.

See below video with crane radio set up in cab 


News & Case Studies

SFL has recently worked together with crawler crane specialist Hawkshire installing a hands-free radio solution for one of its crawler cranes.

SFL Mobile Radio is proud to continue its long standing relationship with HTC Wolffkran working together with them on construction sites across the UK.

One of SFL’s mobile crane radios has played a supporting role in a BBC video. The video is part of a new series called BBC Britain and shows a crane driver from construction company Kier Group making his daily ‘death defying’ commute.