OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 21 Rigging

Section 299 Rope wound on drum

(1) An employer must ensure that rope on a winding drum is securely fastened to the drum.

(2) An employer must ensure that the number of wraps of rope remaining at all times on a drum

(a) complies with the manufacturer’s specifications for the rope and the drum, or

(b) if there are no manufacturer’s specifications, is not less than 5 full wraps.