- It shall be the duty of the responsible person to appoint a lifting supervisor before any lifting operation involving the use of any crane is carried out in a workplace.
- It shall be the duty of the responsible person not to appoint any
person as a lifting supervisor for any lifting operation involving the
use of a crane in a workplace unless the person is one who —
(a) has successfully completed a training course acceptable to
the Commissioner to equip him to become a lifting supervisor;
(b) has, in the opinion of the responsible person, such relevant experience in lifting operations for a period of not less than one year before the appointment as a lifting supervisor.
- It shall be the duty of the lifting supervisor appointed —
(a) to co-ordinate all lifting activities;
(b) to supervise all lifting operation by a mobile crane or tower crane in accordance with the lifting plan referred to in regulation 4;
(c) to ensure that only registered crane operators, appointed riggers and appointed signalmen participate in any lifting operation involving the use of amobile crane or a tower crane;
(d) to ensure that the ground conditions are safe for any lifting operation to be performed by any mobile crane;
(e) to brief all crane operators, riggers and signalmen on the lifting plan; and
(f) if any unsatisfactory or unsafe conditions are reported to him by any crane operator or rigger, take such measures to rectify the unsatisfactory or unsafe condition or otherwise ensure that any lifting operation is carried out safely.
Friday, 16 March 2012
Appointment and duties of lifting supervisor
Posted by Kav