OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 19 Powered Mobile Equipment

Section 290 Crane boom inspection

(1) An employer must ensure that a crane boom used for driving piles with a vibratory hammer is

(a) inspected

(i) at the intervals specified in the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, or

(ii) annually or every 600 operating hours, whichever comes first, and

(b) certified by a professional engineer as safe for continued use.

(2) An employer must ensure that a crane boom with a vibratory pile extractor is

(a) inspected

(i) at the intervals specified in the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, or

(ii) annually or every 200 operating hours, whichever comes first, and

(b) certified by a professional engineer as safe for continued use.

(3) An employer must ensure that a crane boom used for dynamic compaction is

(a) inspected

(i) at the intervals specified in the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, or

(ii) annually or every 200 operating hours, whichever comes first, and

(b) certified by a professional engineer as safe for continued use.