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Document ID (ISN)69567
CIS number 97-1088
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Japanese legislation for cranes and mobile cranes
Bibliographic information Japan Crane Association, Gotanda Fuji building, 1-12 Higashi Gotanda, 1-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141, Japan, 1996. 158p. Illus.
Abstract Translation of the Safety Ordinance on Cranes, etc. (Ministry of Labour Ordinance No.34, 1972 with subsequent amendments), the Construction Codes for Cranes (Ministry of Labour Notification No.134 of 1996) and the Construction Codes for Mobile Cranes (Ministry of Labour Notification No.135 of 1996). The Ordinance applies to both manufacturers and users, and covers fixed and mobile cranes, derricks, elevators, lifts for construction work, light capacity lifts, sling operations, licensing and training. (Definitions of the types of equipment are found in the Industrial Safety and Health Law (Cabinet Order No.318 of 1972)). Certain types of equipment are excluded on the basis of capacity or coverage by other regulations. The Construction Codes cover structural parts, mechanical parts, attached devices (such as the operator's cab), manufacturing practices, wire ropes and nameplate information. Specific provision is made for special types of equipment.
Descriptors (primary) Japan; cranes; responsibilities; legislation; mobile cranes
Descriptors (secondary) translation; directive; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Compendia of laws and derivative regulations
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes