Thread: Crane tastic
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Old 08-04-12   #32 (permalink)
openspaceman
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Re: Crane tastic

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Originally Posted by skyhuck View Post
Forwarders don't need testing, as far as I'm aware.
Ten years ago the rules were that cranes needed independent inspection (as per LOLER) but 3pt linkage, front loaders, digger and grapple loaders where no one other than a driver protected by a fops/pops/rops cab was within the working envelope.

There is still a duty under PUWER to maintain the equipment in good working order.
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