BS 7121-2-4:2013 Code of practice for the safe use of cranes. Inspection, maintenance and thorough examination. Loader cranes

BS 7121-2-4:2013

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

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 2013

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What is this standard about?

It is part of a series of standards relating crane safety, specifically loader cranes, permanently or temporarily installed in a work environment. 

Who is this standard for?

  • Crane operators
  • Construction managers
  • Health and safety executives
  • Site project managers
  • Testers of crane equipment 

Why should you use this standard?

This part of the BS 7121 series gives recommendations for pre-use checks, in-service inspection, maintenance, thorough examination (in service and following exceptional circumstances) and supplementary testing of loader cranes.

It also covers lifting accessories, attachments and interchangeable equipment that may be used in conjunction with loader cranes, such as brick grabs, muck grabs, augers, clamshells, pallet forks, wire rope hoists, fly jibs, magnets, vacuum lifters, manipulators, integrated man baskets and spreaders.Use of the guidance given in this standard for inspection, maintenance and testing of loader cranes, can help protect the safety of crane operators and also be taken as an indication of good practice on site.

What’s changed since the last update?

  • The standard has been updated by experts to bring it up to date with technological developments and industry best practice
  • The BS 7121 series is currently being fully revised. This sub-part of BS 7121-2 is intended to be used in conjunction with BS 7121-2-1.



Standard NumberBS 7121-2-4:2013
TitleCode of practice for the safe use of cranes. Inspection, maintenance and thorough examination. Loader cranes
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 July 2013
Confirm Date31 July 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS ISO 4309:2010, BS 7121-2-1:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 13001, BS EN 12999, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations, (LOLER) 1998, 1998, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, DIN 15018-1, (PUWER) 1998, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, Work at Height Regulations 2005, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Road Traffic Act 1991
ReplacesBS 7121-2:2003
Draft Superseded By13/30264261 DC
DescriptorsOccupational safety, Equipment safety, Safety measures, Testing conditions, Materials handling equipment, Visual inspection (testing), Inspection, Certification (approval), Stability, Mechanical testing, Cranes, Lifting equipment
ICS53.020.20
CommitteeMHE/3/11
ISBN978 0 580 79129 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages36
File Size1.997 MB
Price£214.00


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