The Crane Association of New Zealand (Inc.) has a number of tools to assist a PCBU by ensuring that an appropriate lift planning process is in place.
Lift planning in New Zealand can be broken into four distinct types:
The safe operation of cranes requires multiple parties in complex relationships to work together to facilitate a lift. In simple terms you have the following roles that maybe from the same or different companies (PCBU):
The following information is only a brief overview. For the exact words see the PECPR Regulations.
A controller is a person who is the owner, lessee, sublessee, or bailee, or who is responsible for equipment covered by the regulations in a place of work.
As a Controller you have the following duties.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) defines a Workplace as:
A place where work is being carried out, or is customarily carried out, for a business or undertaking. Includes any place where a worker goes, or is likely to be, while at work.
A “place” can also include: