OHS Code

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

Section 106 Wind and temperature limitations

(1) An employer must ensure that operation of a tower crane is stopped when the wind velocity at the elevation of the crane exceeds the limit recommended in the manufacturer’s specifications or, if there are none, in specifications certified by a professional engineer.

(2) An employer must ensure that operation of a tower crane is stopped when the temperature in the vicinity of the crane is below the limit recommended in the manufacturer’s specifications or, if there are none, in specifications certified by a professional engineer.