NSW: WorkCover Issues Warning on 10-Year-Old Cranes

Reported by Julia | 17 Aug, 2010

WorkCover NSW has released a safety alert clarifying the requirements on 10-year-old cranes as specified in AS2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements. According to the safety watchdog, cranes are required to undergo a major inspection at the nominal 10-year interval. It says employers are required to ensure that maintenance and …