OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 770 Tugger or travelling block

(1) Subject to subsection (2), an employer must ensure that a worker does not use a travelling block or a tugger to raise or lower a worker unless the manufacturer’s specifications allow the travelling block or tugger to be used in that way.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in an emergency if

(a) an injured worker is lowered from a derrick using a travelling block or a tugger,

(b) the rotary table is stopped, and

(c) a competent worker trained in emergency procedures operates the control of the travelling block or tugger.