BS 7212:2006 Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Construction Hoists
'BS 7212:2006 Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Construction Hoists' provides recommendations and guidance on the installation, maintenance, examination and operation of construction hoists, including hoistway protection, and the management of these activities. It also includes recommendations and guidance on erection, alteration, and dismantling of hoists and sets out the responsibilities of the various parties involved in all these activities.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) commends the use of this British Standard to those who have duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This Standard was drawn up with the participation of HSE representatives and will be referred to in the relevant HSE publications.
BS 7212:2006 is applicable to temporarily installed, powered construction hoists, having a carrier, the movement of which is restricted or guided by one or more masts. Such hoists are used to transfer persons and/or goods between defined landing levels on sites of engineering and construction. They are not intended for use as temporary working places giving variable height access to specific areas.
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