Inspection and maintenance records for bridge and gantry cranes: A health and safety solution

This outlines solutions to prevent injuries through good record-keeping and maintenance.

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Published: 01 Jun 2008
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 89.74 kB
 
Length: 1 page
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Inadequate inspections are a common cause of accidents involving bridge and gantry cranes.  Workers can be seriously injured or killed when cranes, slings and accessories fail. This document outlines solutions to prevent these workplace injuries through good record-keeping that is:

  • kept for the life of each item of plant
  • in a format that allows a third party to readily access the records
  • written for the reader to understand what has happened with the operation, inspection and maintenance of the plant

The document also explains 7 steps to document in inspection and maintenance records.