Mobile and Crawler Crane Guidance

A range of publications has been produced by the Crane Interest Group or from other sources to aid safe working practices for the sector and are available to download free of charge below.

CIG 1001 - Maintenance, Inspection and Thorough Examination of Mobile Cranes

This guidance provides clarity about the practical elements of maintenance, inspection and thoro... read more

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CIG 1901 - Annual Roadworthiness Inspection Scheme for Mobile Cranes Mounted on a Non-standard Chassis

The majority of heavy goods vehicles are required to have an annual roadworthiness inspection, b... read more

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CPA 1801 - Requirements for Mobile Cranes Alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail

This guidance provides guidance on the use of mobile cranes alongside the railway with input and... read more

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CIG 0201 - Risk Assessment and Method Statement for a Contract Lift


This publication provides guidance for the Appointed Person on completing a lift plan for a c... read more

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CIG 9801(5) - Crane Hire and Contract Lifting

This guidance helps to establish before a contract is drawn up whether the customer or the crane... read more

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CPA/ALLMI - The Management of Lifting Operations with Lorry Loaders

This guidance has been prepared by the industry in conjunction with ALLMI and the HSE to provide... read more

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CIG 0701 - Working at Height on Mobile Cranes

Where working at height is required as part of the rigging, use, maintenance and thorough examin... read more

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ESTA Guidance on Transporting and Installation of Onshore Wind Turbines

The European Association of Abnormal Loads Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) has published a ne... read more

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Other Crane Interest Group Information....

CPA LETTER - EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE 2007/38/EC - FITTING OF BLIND SPOT MIRRORS ON MOBILE CRANES

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Special Types General Order (STGO)

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

THE ROAD VEHICLES (AUTHORISATION OF SPECIAL TYPES) GENERAL ORDER

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Abnormal Loads

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

HIGHWAYS AGENCY - CODE OF PRACTICE SELF-ESCORTING OF ABNORMAL LOADS AND ABNORMAL VEHICLES

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OPERATING GUIDANCE FOR ABNORMAL LOAD ESCORTING - * TO BE READ ALONGSIDE CODE OF PRACTICE SELF-ESCORTING OF ABNORMAL LOADS AND ABNORMAL VEHICLES

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ASSOCIATION OF CHIEF POLICE OFFICERS IN SCOTLAND (ACPOS) - NOTICE TO HAULIERS

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CIG Technical Information Notes

The following are technical information notes (TIN) produced by CIG Working Groups and can be downloaded below:

CIG TIN 100

Index of all CIG TINs

CIG TIN 101

The Effect of Wind on Mobile Cranes In-service

CIG TIN 102

Four Yearly Overload Testing of Mobile Cranes

CIG TIN 103

Responsibilities During Contract Lifting

CIG TIN 104

Requirements for In-service Performance Testing of the Chassis Brakes of Mobile Cranes Operating Under STGO

CIG TIN 105

Notification Requirements for Mobile Cranes and Engineering Plant

CIG TIN 106

Plating and Testing of Mobile Cranes Mounted on an HGV Chassis

CIG TIN 107

“Hybrid” Lifting Operations with Mobile Cranes

CIG TIN 108

Red Diesel (Gas Oil) Fuel Specifications for Mobile Cranes

CIG TIN 109

Safe Lifting of Hot Tubs

CIG/TCIG TIN 039

Operating Tower Cranes in the Vicinity of Aerodromes, Notification and En-route Obstacle Lighting