OHS Code

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

Section 75 A-Frames and gin poles

An employer must ensure that an A-frame or gin pole

(a) is not inclined more than 45 degrees from the vertical,

(b) is equipped with a boom stop, and

(c) has the sheave and cap of its rigging attached securely enough to the gin pole to withstand any loads to which the assembly may be subjected.