OHS Code

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

Section 62 Rated load capacity

(1) An employer must ensure that a lifting device has a plate or weatherproof label permanently secured to it that legibly shows

(a) the manufacturer’s rated load capacity,

(b) the manufacturer’s name, and

(c) model, serial number and the year of manufacture or shipment date.

(2) If a lifting device is not commercially manufactured, an employer must ensure that it has a plate or weatherproof label permanently secured to it that legibly shows the rated load capacity according to the professional engineer’s certification.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to A-frames and gin poles.