BS 5744:1979 - Code of practice for safe use of cranes (overhead/underhung travelling and goliath cranes, high pedestal and portal jib dockside cranes, manually-operated and light cranes, container handling cranes and rail-mounted low carriage cranes)
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BS 5744:1979

Code of practice for safe use of cranes (overhead/underhung travelling and goliath cranes, high pedestal and portal jib dockside cranes, manually-operated and light cranes, container handling cranes and rail-mounted low carriage cranes)

Status : Confirmed, Current, Partially replaced   Published : November 1979 Replaced By : BS 7121-2:1991, BS 7121-1:1989, BS 7121-3:2000

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Gives guidance for the safe use of these cranes and includes general recommendations for testing, maintenance, erection and dismantling procedures, siting of cranes and recommended requirements for drivers, slingers and signallers. Makes reference to Government regulations and draws attention to statutory requirements for testing and examination.




Standard NumberBS 5744:1979
TitleCode of practice for safe use of cranes (overhead/underhung travelling and goliath cranes, high pedestal and portal jib dockside cranes, manually-operated and light cranes, container handling cranes and rail-mounted low carriage cranes)
StatusConfirmed, Current, Partially replaced
Publication Date30 November 1979
Confirm Date03 August 2020
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
Replaced ByBS 7121-2:1991, BS 7121-1:1989, BS 7121-3:2000
DescriptorsProximity, Goliath cranes, Gantry cranes, Travelling cranes, Hoisting slings, Lifting equipment, Manually-operated devices, Operators (personnel), Wire ropes, Lifting, Electrical safety, Climatic loading, Bridge-type cranes, Loading (materials handling), Safe working load, Safe-load indicators, Wind loading, Materials handling operations, Warning devices, Occupational safety, Radio control, Angles (geometry), Cranes, Chains, Training, Performance testing, Legislation, Foundations, Terminal fittings (ropes), Jib cranes, Overload, Signals, Tracks (materials handling equipment), Maintenance, Control devices, Visual signals, Wharf cranes, Installation, Lifting tackle
ICS53.020.20
Title in FrenchCode de bonne pratique indiquant les mesures de sécurité pour l'utilisation des grues (ponts roulants et grues géantes, portiques de déchargement à flèche sur socle, petites grues et grues à commande manuelle, grues pour la manutention des containers et grues basses montées sur rails)
Title in GermanRichtlinien fuer den sicheren Betrieb von Kranen (Brueckenkrane/Laufkrane und Konsolkrane, Baukrane und Derrick-Krane, handbetaetigte und leichte Krane, Container-Krane und Eisenbahn-Mobilkrane)
CommitteeMHE/3/11
ISBN0 580 10833 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages64
File Size1.174 MB
Price£260.00


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