OHS Code

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

Section 95 Safe movement

An employer must ensure that a crane operating on rails, tracks or trolleys

(a) has a positive stop or limiting device on the crane or on the rails, tracks or trolleys to prevent its overrunning safe limits or contacting other equipment that is on the same rail, track or trolley,

(b) is equipped with an overspeed limiting device,

(c) has positive means of ensuring that the rails, tracks or trolleys cannot be spread or misalign,

(d) has sweep guards installed to prevent material on the rail, track or trolley from dislodging the crane, and

(e) has a bed designed to carry all anticipated loads.