The new GPG for Precast Concrete talks about exclusion zones. But what are they and how do they affect crane operations?
Are you the PCBU in control of the Workplace? If so you have some duties when it comes to crane safety on site.
What is an Adequately Prepared Location?
A location that:
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 changes have caused a rolling out of new Regulations. On of the most interesting of these is the new Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 (GRWM) which introduces Hierarchy of Control Measures.
Before moving a crane it is vital that the operator checks that the crane is stowed correctly. The operator must:
A crane is a complex three dimensional hazard
The following page lists some of the common hazards found when working around Cranes. This list is by no means exhaustive.