The basket crane is mostly used in places that cannot be reached using ladders. It is especially preferred by firefighters and power transmission line workers for the safety of people who have to work in risky areas in terms of work safety. The cranes used by those working in street lamps or power lines maintenance and repair works are basket cranes. It can be serviced up to 16, 26, 36, 43, 63, 80 meters high.

These cranes are also essential for the assembly and finishing of heavy materials. It provides safe access for inaccessible areas and facilitates the transportation of materials such as heavy equipment with crane baskets. In general, the use of baskets in cranes is the main reason for the use of cranes.