BS 7121-2-5:2012 Code of practice for the safe use of cranes. Inspection, maintenance and thorough examination. Tower cranes

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BS 7121-2-5:2012

Code of practice for the safe use of cranes. Inspection, maintenance and thorough examination. Tower cranes

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : November 2012

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What is this standard about?

BS 7121-2-5:2012 is part of a series of standards relating to the safety of cranes. It gives recommendations for the pre-use checks, in-service inspection, maintenance and supplementary testing of tower cranes.

Who is this standard for?

  • Crane operators, users and owners
  • Construction managers
  • Health and safety executives
  • Site project managers
  • Regulators and testers

Why should you use this standard?

BS 7121-2-5:2012 provides guidance covering the pre-use checks, in-service maintenance, thorough examination (following installation, in service and following exceptional circumstances) and supplementary testing of tower cranes.

It covers self-erecting tower cranes, with the exception of vehicle mounted self-erecting tower cranes, which are covered by BS 7121-2-3.

Use of the guidance given in this standard can help protect safety of crane operators and can also be taken as an indication of good practice on site.

What’s changed since the last update?

  • BS 7121-2-5 has been updated by experts to bring it up to date with technological developments
  • The BS 7121 series is currently being fully revised to meet industry best practice and to reflect changes in the application of risk-based planning to lifting operations



Standard NumberBS 7121-2-5:2012
TitleCode of practice for the safe use of cranes. Inspection, maintenance and thorough examination. Tower cranes
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 November 2012
Confirm Date01 July 2017
Cross ReferencesBS 7121-2-1:2012, BS ISO 4309:2010, BS 5975:2008+A1:2011
ReplacesBS 7121-2:2003
Draft Superseded By12/30259756 DC
DescriptorsLifting equipment, Occupational safety, Safety measures, Testing conditions, Mechanical testing, Stability, Cranes, Certification (approval), Visual inspection (testing), Inspection, Materials handling equipment, Equipment safety
ICS53.020.20
CommitteeMHE/3/11
ISBN978 0 580 78196 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages40
File Size740 KB
Price£206.00


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