TCIG Technical Information Notes

The following are Technical Information Notes (TIN) 001 to 052 produced by TCIG-led Working Groups and can be downloaded below: For easy referencing and downloading, TINs are listed in batches of 10.

TCIG TIN 000

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List of all TCIG TINs

TINs 001 - 010

  • 001 - Access to Tower Cranes After Commissioning
  • 002 - Raising and Lowering of Small Material
  • 003 - Tower Crane Access Procedures
  • 004 - Installing Wire Ropes on Winch Drums and Storage Reels
  • 005 - Housekeeping on Tower Cranes
  • 006 - Tower Crane Access Ladders
  • 007 - Duty Boards
  • 008 - Tower Crane Edge Protection
  • 009 - Security of Access to the Crane Base
  • 010 - Tower Crane Anti-Collision Systems

TCIG 001

Access to Tower Cranes After Commissioning

TCIG 002

Raising and Lowering of Small Material

TCIG 003

Tower Crane Access Procedures

TCIG 004

Installing Wire Ropes on Winch Drums and Storage Reels

TCIG 005

Housekeeping on Tower Cranes

TCIG 006

Tower Crane Access Ladders

TCIG 007

Duty Boards

TCIG 008

Tower Crane Edge Protection

TCIG 009

Security of Access to the Crane Base

TCIG 010

Tower Crane Anti-Collision Systems

TINs 011 - 020

  • 011 - Attachment of Floodlights, Illuminated Signs and Christmas Decorations
  • 012 - Tower Crane Access Signage
  • 013 - Rescue of Personnel From Height on Tower Cranes
  • 014 - Pre-Erection Component Checks
  • 015 - Risk Assessment – General Access to Tower Cranes (including for maintenance)
  • 015 - Risk Assessment – General Access to Tower Cranes (including for maintenance)
  • 016 - Fall Protection Equipment For Tower Crane Operators
  • 017 - Radio Communication for Lifting Operations
  • 018 - Tower Crane Life
  • 019 - Contract Lifting and Crane Hire When Erecting, Dismantling and Using Tower Cranes on Construction Sites
  • 020 - The Effect of Wind on Tower Cranes In Service

TCIG TIN 011

Attachment of Floodlights, Illuminated Signs and Christmas Decorations

TCIG TIN 012

Tower Crane Access Signage

TCIG TIN 013

Rescue of Personnel From Height on Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 014

Pre-Erection Component Checks

TCIG TIN 015

Risk Assessment – General Access to Tower Cranes (including for maintenance)

TCIG TIN 016

016 - Fall Protection Equipment For Tower Crane Operators

TCIG TIN 017

Radio Communication for Lifting Operations

TCIG TIN 018

Tower Crane Life

TCIG TIN 019

Contract Lifting and Crane Hire When Erecting, Dismantling and Using Tower Cranes on Construction Sites

TCIG TIN 020

The Effect of Wind on Tower Cranes In Service

TINs 021 - 030

  • 021 - Maintenance Principles for Tower Cranes
  • 022 - The Use of Tag Lines with Tower Cranes
  • 023 - Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Information and Actions for Owners/Suppliers
  • 024 - Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Precautions For Users
  • 025 - Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Precautions for Operators Working at or near Minimum Radius in Strong Winds
  • 026 - Lifting Loads Using Fabric Bags
  • 027 - Tower Crane Out-of-Service Wind Speeds
  • 028 - Lifting of Mechanical Plant on Drip Trays
  • 029 - Repair and Reprogramming of Inverters
  • 030 - Tower Crane Erection Team Composition

TCIG TIN 021

Maintenance Principles for Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 022

The Use of Tag Lines with Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 023

Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Information and Actions for Owners/Suppliers

TCIG TIN 024

Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Precautions For Users

TCIG TIN 025

Luffing Jib Tower Cranes - Precautions for Operators Working at or near Minimum Radius in Strong Winds

TCIG TIN 026

Lifting Loads Using Fabric Bags

TCIG TIN 027

Tower Crane Out-of-Service Wind Speeds

TCIG TIN 028

Lifting of Mechanical Plant on Drip Trays

TCIG TIN 029

Repair and Reprogramming of Inverters

TCIG TIN 030

Tower Crane Erection Team Composition

TINs 031 - 040

  • 031 - Managing the design, construction and inspection of tower crane bases, grillages, and ties
  • 032 - Exclusion Zones
  • 033 - Stability of Tower Crane Jibs During Erection
  • 034 - Ensuring the Safe Access of Tower Crane Operators on Site
  • 035 - Specification and Verification of Replacement Components for Tower Cranes
  • 036 - Tower Crane Electrical Supplies, Earthing Arrangements and Lightning Protection
  • 037 - Minimising the Effects of Winch Failure During Load Testing
  • 038 - Leaving Tower Cranes Out-of-Service
  • 039 - Operating Tower Cranes in the Vicinity of Aerodromes, Notification and En-route Obstacle Lighting
  • 040 - Lifting of Persons with Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 031

Managing the design, construction and inspection of tower crane bases, grillages, and ties

TCIG TIN 032

Exclusion Zones

TCIG TIN 033

Stability of Tower Crane Jibs During Erection

TCIG TIN 034

Ensuring the Safe Access of Tower Crane Operators on Site

TCIG TIN 035

Specification and Verification of Replacement Components for Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 036

Tower Crane Electrical Supplies

TCIG TIN 037

Minimising the Effects of Winch Failure During Load Testing

TCIG TIN 038

Leaving Tower Cranes Out-of-Service

TCIG TIN 039

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

TCIG TIN 040

Lifting of Persons with Tower Cranes

TINs 041 - 052

  • 041 - Travelling Tower Cranes on Rail Tracks
  • 042 - Selection of Tower Cranes - Anticipated Utilization
  • 043 - Design and Design Checking of Attachment Brackets for Tower Crane Accessories
  • 044 - User Responsibilities for the Maintenance, Inspection and Thorough Examination
  • 045 - Load Testing of Tower Cranes
  • 046 - Lifting Inside the Load Curve of Luffing Jib Tower Cranes
  • 047 - Tower Crane Related Fire Hazards
  • 048 - The Use of High Tensile Fasteners on Tower Cranes
  • 049 - Lifting of Pre-slung Loads
  • 050 - Prevention of Objects Falling from Height
  • 051 - Thorough Examination of Self-erecting Tower Cranes
  • 052 - Lifting of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs)

TCIG TIN 041

Travelling Tower Cranes on Rail Tracks

TCIG TIN 042

Selection of Tower Cranes - Anticipated Utilization

TCIG TIN 043

Design and Design Checking of Attachment Brackets for Tower Crane Accessories

TCIG TIN 044

User Responsibilities for the Maintenance, Inspection and Thorough Examination

TCIG TIN 045

Load Testing of Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 046

Lifting Inside the Load Curve of Luffing Jib Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 047

Tower Crane Related Fire Hazards

TCIG TIN 048

The Use of High Tensile Fasteners on Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 049

Lifting of Pre-slung Loads

TCIG TIN 050

Prevention of Objects Falling from Height

TCIG TIN 051

Thorough Examination of Self-erecting Tower Cranes

TCIG TIN 052

Lifting of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs)