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All safe lifting operations start with a lifting plan. Our safety consultants can assist you in creating the necessary risk assessments and method statements required under the CDM Regulations. If you need training to become a competent person please contact us, we train hundreds of people in safe lifting operations every year, call 01453 800100 to speak to an experienced safety consultant.
Control of the Lifting Operations: The code recommends the appointment of a responsible person as the Appointed Person to plan and control the lifting operations.
Their duties of the Appointed person can be summarised as follows:
The code also designates three categories of lift - each has a slightly different requirement in terms of the safe system of work.
Crane Hire versus Contract Lifting
BS7121 makes a clear distinction between Crane Hire, where the Hirer has responsibility for the planning and organisation of the lifting operations and Contract Lifting where the main responsibilities of planning, organizing and supervising the lifting operation are contracted out to the Crane Owner.
A summary of the respective responsibilities are:
Of importance but outside the scope of BS7121 are the different insurance arrangements within Crane Hire and Contract Lifting. Under Crane Hire the Hirer must insure the operator and crane under third party liability and hired in plant policies. With certain exclusions these are covered under Contract Lift terms.
Planning the Lifting Operation
All lifting operations must be carefully planned so that foreseeable risks have been accounted for and relevant controls put into place.
Planning of the lift should include:
If you require Appointed Person training please call us on 01453 800100 for advice. Our training experts and safety consultants are highly experienced and here to help you.