BS 7121-11:1998 - Code of practice for safe use of cranes. Offshore cranes – BSI British Standards

BS 7121-11:1998

Code of practice for safe use of cranes. Offshore cranes

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : August 1998



BS 7121-11:1998 gives recommendations for safe use of offshore cranes (including supporting structures affixed to offshore installations), primarily operating in an open sea environment. The following activities are not covered in this part of BS 7121:

  • slinging practices
  • crane erection practices
  • use of all non-slewing cranes used offshore [e.g. blowout preventer (BOP) cranes, overhead travelling cranes, gantry cranes, hoists and davits].

Standard NumberBS 7121-11:1998
TitleCode of practice for safe use of cranes. Offshore cranes
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 August 1998
Confirm Date01 May 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsCranes, Equipment safety, Lifting equipment, Maintenance, Safety measures, Materials handling equipment, Offshore construction works, Installation, Occupational safety, Personnel
Title in FrenchCode de bonne pratique pour l'utilisation sure des grues. Grues en mer
Title in GermanLeitfaden zur Sicherheit bei der Arbeit mit Kraenen. Offshore-Kraene
ISBN0 580 29503 6
File Size519.8 KB

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