OHS Code Explanation Guide

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

Section 103 Changing components

Subsection 103(1)

The major components of a tower crane are designed to perform in a specific manner. Using parts from another crane could adversely affect the crane’s safe performance.

Subsection 103(2)

The operator’s cab, when attached to the crane boom, imposes forces on the boom that are similar to the forces imposed by a load. If a cab is attached to the boom, all aspects related to its design, securement and use must be in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications or the specifications of a professional engineer.