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Document ID (ISN)105631
CIS number 06-1221
Year 2006
Convention or series no. NTP 701
Author(s) Tamborero del Pino J.M., Monje Melero J.M.
Title Tower cranes: Safety recommendations for their manipulation
Original title Grúas-torre. Recomendaciones de seguridad en su manipulación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2006. 10p. Illus. 4 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the principal risks and risk factors associated with the use of tower cranes and sets out preventive measures. These include prevention of crane collapse due to poor foundations, material fatigue, strong winds or human error, prevention of falling loads, entrapment of persons, falls of persons, electrical hazards, noise and vibration.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; safe working methods; risk factors; tower cranes
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falling objects; protection against falls from heights; data sheet; electrical safety; hand signalling; entanglement
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes