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CIG 1001

CIG 1001 - Published June 2010

 

CPA - Best Practice Guide - Maintenance, Inspection and Thorough Examination of Mobile Cranes

 

This guidance has been prepared to provide clarity about the practical elements of maintenance, inspection and thorough examination.  The guidance is simple but comprehensive and easy to adopt. It represents best practice for mobile cranes used in the construction industry and is equally applicable to mobile crane use across all industry sectors.

 

 

 


 

CPA/ALLMI - Best Practice Guide

CPA/ALLMI - Best Practice Guide - Published June 2010


The Management of Lifting Operations with Lorry Loaders - Revision 1

 

This guidance has been prepared by the industry in conjunction with ALLMI and the HSE to provide clarity about the safe use of lorry loaders: including planning, role of personnel, training and familiarisation of personnel, siting, safe use, maintenance, inspection and thorough examination.  The guidance is straightforward, comprehensive and easy to adopt.

 

 

 


 

CIG 9801(5)

CIG 9801(5) - Revison Published May 2016


CPA Best Practice Guide - Crane Hire and Contract Lifting

 

This guidance helps to establish before a contract is drawn up whether the customer or the crane hire company will provide the "appointed person".  It explains the differences between "crane hire" and "contract lifting" and the insurance needs in each set of circumstances.

 

 

 

 

 


 

CIG 0201

CIG 0201 - Revised September 2018


CPA Best Practice Guide - Risk Assessment and Method Statement for a Contract Lift

 

Guidance for the appointed person on risk assessment and method statements for Contract Lifting.

 

It also includes forms:

  • Form 1 - Recording
  • Form 2 - Site Plan Showing Position of Cranes and Loads
  • Form 3 - Crane Access and Capacity Record for a Crane.

 

 

 


 

CIG 0701

CIG 0701 - Published September 2007


CPA Best Practice Guide - Working at Height on Mobile Cranes

 

Where working at height is required as part of the rigging, use, maintenance and thorough examination of mobile cranes, it should be carried out following careful planning, including adequate assessment of the risks involved.

 

 

 


 

 

Mobile Crane (Wheeled & Crawler) Technical Information Notes (TINS)

 

 

Mobile Crane (Wheeled & Crawler) Technical Information Notes (TINS)

 

TIN No. Title Issue  
100 Technical Information Note Index J Download >>
101 The Effect of Wind on Mobile Cranes In-service A Download >>
102 Four Yearly Overload Testing of Mobile Cranes (Wheeled & Crawler) A Download >>
103 Responsibilites During Contract Lifting A Download >>
104 Requirements for In-service Performance Testing of the Chassis Brakes of Mobile Cranes Operating Under STGO C Download >>
105

Wheeled Mobile Cranes Categorised as Engineering Plant

C Download >>
106

Plating and Testing of Mobile Cranes Mounted on a HGV Chassis

B Download >>

 

 


 

Other CIG

Information >>

The following Crane Interest Group documents are available to download:

 

  • HSE Letter Crane Hire and Contract Lift - Download >>
  • CPA Letter - European Directive 2007/38/EC - Fitting of blind spot mirrors on mobile cranes - Download >>
  • ESTA - Section Cranes Meeting - April 2018 - Download >>

 


 

 

Crane Interest Group - Open Meeting Notes

 

  • CIG Steering Committee Meeting Notes - February 2017 - Download >>
  • CIG Open Meeting Notes - September 2016 - Download >>
  • CIG Open Meeting Notes - September 2015 - Download >>
  • CIG Steering Committee Meeting Notes - February 2014 - Download >>
  • CIG Open Meeting Notes - September 2013 - Download >>  
  • CIG Open Meeting Notes - September 2012 - Download >>
  • CIG Open Meeting Notes - September 2011Download >> 

 

Special Types General Order (STGO)

Special Types General Order (STGO)

 

The following information on Special Types General Order (STGO) is available to download:

 

 


 

 Abnormal Loads

 

 

 

 

 

Abnormal Loads

 

The following documents relating to the transportation of Abnormal Loads are available to download:

 

 


 

 

 

 

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