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Document ID (ISN)107171
CIS number 07-1194
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6229-6
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet HSG 221
Health and Safety Executive
Title Technical guidance on the safe use of lifting equipment offshore
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2007. iii, 56p. Illus. 23 ref. Price: GBP 16.50.
Abstract This guide is aimed at persons involved in the supply, operation and control of lifting equipment used in the offshore environment. Its purpose is to assist them in the safe operation of this equipment and in complying with legal requirements, in particular with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER 98, see CIS 99-1428) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98, see CIS 99-1429). Contents: general considerations on the selection and operation of equipment; types of offshore lifting equipment; equipment for lifting people; drilling equipment; guidance on compliance with LULER and POWER. Revised version of the document indexed under CIS 02-936.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; cranes; lifting equipment
Descriptors (secondary) personnel hoists; elevating platforms; winches; overhead hoists; mobile cranes; overhead travelling cranes; safety guides; crane cabins; selection of equipment; equipment testing; comment on law; responsibilities; portal cranes
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes
Petroleum and natural gas industry