Major inspection of cranes, hoists and winches

How to conduct major safety inspections for cranes, hoists and winches.
Last updated

Jun 2017

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PDF, 202.39 kB

Document length

3 pages

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