|Document ID (ISN)||101377|
|Convention or series no.
||Code or practice for tower crane safety
||Department of Labor and Employment, Occupational Safety and Health Center, OSHC Building, North Avenue corner Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 2002. 58p. Illus. 8 ref.
||Crane operations are among the most dangerous activities in the construction industry. Serious accidents have occurred due to lack of knowledge of safety requirements. This code of practice was developed to serve as a guide for crane operators, project engineers and safety officers for ensuring the safe operation of tower cranes at construction sites. Contents: general provisions; duties and responsibilities; tower crane selection and equipment requirements; operating procedures and precautions; erection, climbing, telescoping, dismantling and transport; inspection, testing and maintenance. In the appendix: hand signals.
||Philippines; tower cranes; mechanical hazards; safe working methods; construction industry
||maintenance; erection and dismantling of scaffolds; selection of equipment; hand signalling; safety guides; directive; check lists; responsibilities; inspection
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Philippines|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Construction industry and civil engineering