At many jobsites boom lifts and cranes are used to reach a working area at height and lift and lower loads. However, lifting (heavy) materials is often carried out wrong.
Boom lifts are used to elevate workers and tools, for all kinds of tasks where a safe and stable elevated working platform is needed. Cranes are used to lift heavy loads to great heights. While it may seem like you can also lift materials with a boom lift, this is not what the equipment was designed for and it can cause dangerous tip-over situations.