OHS Code

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

Section 64 Operator requirements

(1) An employer must ensure that a lifting device is only operated by a competent worker authorized by the employer to operate the equipment.

(2) At the employer’s request, an operator, before operating a lifting device, must be able to demonstrate that the worker is competent in the equipment’s operation and load charts and in the code of signals for hoisting operations.

(3) No worker other than the competent worker authorized by the employer may operate a lifting device.

(4) Before operating a particular lifting device, the operator must be familiar with all recent entries in its log book.