OHS Code

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

Section 73 Repairs and modifications

(1) An employer must ensure that structural repairs or modifications to components of a lifting device are

(a) made only under the direction and control of a professional engineer, and

(b) certified by the professional engineer to confirm that the workmanship and quality of materials used has restored the components to not less than their original capacity.

(2) If structural repairs or modifications are made, the employer must ensure that

(a) the repaired or modified components are individually and uniquely identified in the log book and on the component, and

(b) the professional engineer’s certification makes reference to those components and their identification.