OHS Code

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

Section 76 Installation and use

An employer must ensure that a cantilever hoist

(a) is anchored to a building or structure at distance intervals that meet the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer,

(b) has a foundation that is solid, level and of a size and strength capable of supporting the weight of the hoist and its loads under all working conditions, and

(c) carries loads that do not project beyond the edges of the material landing platform or the skip of the hoist.