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Document ID (ISN)106168
CIS number 07-212
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2006
Convention or series no. INRS ED 128
Author(s) Laine P.
Title Tower cranes
Original title Les grues Ó tour [in French]
Bibliographic information May 2006, No.662, 4p.Insert. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view/21C2AD39548A9E89C125716C00455C41/$File/ed128.pdf [in French]
Abstract Tower cranes consist of work equipment used on construction sites for transporting loads. They are not designed to transport persons. This practical safety information sheet on tower cranes covers the following aspects, with reference to French laws and regulations: design rules; rules for calculating resistance to wind; rules governing operations (inspection, maintenance, layout, operator training).
Descriptors (primary) France; tower cranes; work at height; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) wind load; equipment layout; erection and assembly work; maintenance; safety by design; inspection; safety training in industry; safety guides; protection against wind
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes