BS 7121-14:2005 - Code of practice for safe use of cranes. Side boom pipelayers – BSI British Standards

BS 7121-14:2005

Code of practice for safe use of cranes. Side boom pipelayers

Status : Current, Under review   Published : October 2005



BS 7121-14:2005 gives recommendations for the safe installation and use of pipelayers. Subjects covered include selection of pipelayers, planning the lifting operation, thorough examination, operation, as well as safety measures to be taken during the execution of these functions. It also covers the selection and training of personnel involved in the safe installation and use of pipelayers.  In addition a uniform method of calculating, and a test method for validating rated lift capacity as presented in commercial literature for pipelayers is included. The rated lift capacity considers hoist mechanism limits, tipping loads and rope factors.

BS 7121-14:2005 applies to all pipelayers when used in lifting applications as defined in BS EN ISO 6165 and BS 6914-5.

Standard NumberBS 7121-14:2005
TitleCode of practice for safe use of cranes. Side boom pipelayers
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date07 October 2005
Confirm Date01 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN ISO 6165, BS EN 473:2000, ISO 9248, BS 6914-5, BS 6911-7
Informative References(Provided for Information)HSE Guidance Note PM 46, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Practice and Guidance to LOLER, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, (PUWER) 1998, HSE Guidance Note GS 36, Safe use of work equipment. Approved Code of Practice, BS EN ISO 9934, Management of Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations, and Guidance to PUWER, Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, Safe use of lifting equipment. Approved Code of, BS 6072, (LOLER) 1998, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations, 1999, BS EN 10228-1:1999, PD 6513:1985, CP 3010:1972, BS EN 571-1:1997, BS 7121-1:1989, BS 5744:1979, BS EN 10228-2:1998
Draft Superseded By02/710784 DC
DescriptorsOccupational safety, Loading, Test methods, Maintenance, Lifting equipment, Mathematical calculations, Equipment safety, Personnel, Materials handling operations, Safety measures, Verification, Pipe laying, Cranes, Load capacity, Inspection
ISBN0 580 46753 8
File Size545 KB

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