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Document ID (ISN)108832
CIS number 08-1444
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sagot F.
Title Construction site cranes - Optimizing preparation before commissioning
Original title Grue de chantier - Optimiser la préparation avant la mise en service [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2008, No.106, p.34-35. Illus.
Abstract This article addresses regulatory checks that need to be made prior to signing-off the operation of cranes on construction sites. They include in particular checks during erection and verifications that the equipment is suited to its expected use. In cases where the crane encroaches on public land, the enterprise must obtain local authority permission. In all cases, it is essential to consult the manufacturer's documentation and to comply with its requirements. Topics: overhead power cables; taking the effect of wind into account; electronic safety systems; cabins; training and information of crane operators by construction site managers.
Descriptors (primary) legal aspects; France; construction sites; safety checks; construction industry; plant safety organization; tower cranes
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; wind; crane cabins; overhead electric lines; information of personnel; role of government; safety training in industry; role of management; hazard evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Construction industry and civil engineering