1.O - Lifting Operation Documentation

  • 1.1 - Do all lifting operations have a current approved lift plan?

  • 1.2 - Are all member of the lifting team signed onto the relevant lift plan?

  • 1.3 - Does all Lift Equipment hold current 12 monthly thorough examination certificates?

  • 1.4 - Does all Lifting Accessories hold current 6 monthly certification?

  • 1.5 - Are daily checks completed on Lifting Equipment and recorded?

  • 1.6 - Have defects noted in the daily lifting equipment inspections been reported, if so to whom and when?

  • 1.7 - Do all members of the Lifting Team hold a current competency card CPCS/NPORS?

  • 1.8 - Have all members of the team been briefed on the Method Statement / Risk Assessment?

  • 1.9 - Are weekly reports completed on lifting accessories?

2.0 - Site Environment

  • 2.1 - Are proximity hazards such as nearby structures, overhead cables, cellars/voids or other plant or machinery likely to cause risk to personnel or the lifting operation?

  • 2.2 - Is everyone aware of the maximum Wind Speed the lifting equipment can be used ?

  • 2.3 - Are ground conditions suitable for the lifting operations to take place?

3.0 - Lifting Operation

  • 3.1 - Is the crane set up level?

  • 3.2 - Are the required outrigger mats supplied and used?

  • 3.3 - Is the crane in the correct configuration to complete the lift as per the lift plan?

  • 3.4 - As the centre of gravity of the loads been assessed and his the Slinger/signaller aware?

  • 3.5 - Are suspended loads controlled, (tag lines etc)?

  • 3.6 - Are personnel using suitable communication methods (hand signals / radios etc.) during the lifting operation?

  • 3.7 - Are the lifting operations supervised by a nominated supervisor?

  • 3.8 - Is the working area barrier taped /fenced off, creating an exclusion zone?

  • 3.9 - Are personnel aware of their duties under the lift plan and that they have the authority to stop the lifting operation at any time and consult the appointed person?

4.0 - Lifting Accessories

  • 4.1 - Are lifting accessories used as per the lift plan?

  • 4.2 - Are slings and lifting gear clearly marked with SWL and an identification number?

  • 4.3 - Are sling protectors used?

  • 4.4 - Are all lifting accessories serviceable and fit for use?

  • 4.5 - Are lifting accessories stored correctly?

  • 4.6 - Are hook free legs hooked back to the master link to avoid lashing legs, which might accidentally become engaged or otherwise become an hazard?

  • 4.7 - If chain shorteners are used, are they used correctly?

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