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This guidance provides information for PCBUs on how to manage the risks at a workplace associated with the inspection, maintenance and operation of cranes and other plant types, including quick hitches for earthmoving machinery.
It includes:

  • guidance on managing risks associated with cranes, including tower cranes and mobile cranes
  • information sheets on how to manage risks associated with a number of crane variants and attachments, including:
    • bridge and gantry cranes
    • powered mobile plant used as a crane
    • vessel mounted cranes
    • vehicle loading cranes, and
    • crane-lifted work boxes
  • an information sheet on quick hitches for earthmoving machinery.

The Guide to Tower Cranes was amended on 21 March 2016 and republished in July 2016.

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