OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 6 Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Devices

Section 76 Installation and use

Sections 76(a) and 76(b)

No explanation required.

Section 76(c)

This requirement is intended to protect workers from the possibility of falling materials. Where the nature of the materials is such that the load must project beyond the edges of the platform or skip, the employer must provide an effective means of protection for workers against falling materials.