OHS Code

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

Section 110 Hoist cage

(1) An employer must ensure that

(a) a hoist cage platform is equipped with a car locking device, and

(b) the shaft on which an underground shaft hoist is installed is equipped with guide rails.

(2) An employer must ensure that a hoist cage has a plate that

(a) states the maximum number of workers and the maximum load for which the hoist cage is designed,

(b) is secured to the hoist cage, and

(c) is clearly visible to the workers in the cage and the operator.

(3) A person must not use an open hook to attach a hoist cage to the hoisting line.