OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 770 Tugger or travelling block

Lifting a worker by using the travelling block or a tugger is not permitted unless doing so is permitted in the manufacturer’s specifications or in specifications certified by a professional engineer. Lowering is permitted during an emergency situation subject to the rotary table being stopped and a competent worker trained in emergency procedures operating the controls of the travelling block or tugger.