Major inspection of cranes, hoists and winches

Guidance on how to conduct major safety inspections for cranes, hoists and winches.

Published: 01 Jun 2017
File type: PDF
File size: 202.39 kB
Length: 3 pages
Reading level: Difficult

What it contains

This document advises employers about their occupational health and safety duties (OHS) to complete major safety inspections of cranes, hoists and winches. It explains:

  • how to conduct major inspections of cranes, hoists and winches
  • maintenance factors that affect the condition and safe use of equipment
  • how often employers should conduct major inspections
  • what to look for during equipment inspections
  • how to ensure equipment is safe for continued use
  • how to keep inspection records

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