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Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment - Edition 8 (Revised - 2015)

Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment - Edition 8 (Revised - 2015)

Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment - Edition 8 (Revised - 2015)

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Expert guidance on safe lifting practice - over 8000 copies sold worldwide!

Written by industry experts and incorporating over 500 pages, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) code of practice is widely recognised as the authoritative guide to safe and legal lifting.

The eighth edition, dated April 2014, has been fully revised to incorporate a new section covering electric overhead travelling cranes as well as any changes to health and safety legislation and standards.

  • Comprehensive - over 400 A4 pages
  • Easy to use - fully indexed for quick reference
  • Authoritative - written by industry experts
  • Up-to-date - completely revised and updated to embrace current industry practice.

 

The comprehensive reference source

Clearly written and easy to use, the Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment is an ideal reference source for operating, maintenance, training and purchasing procedures. Identifying and addressing the common causes of lifting and handling accidents, the code promotes safer working practices and helps to ensure that all staff in positions of responsibility comply fully with the relevant health and safety legislation.

Based on LEEA’s impartial, in-depth expertise and experience, the Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment covers both the general issues applicable to all lifting and handling operations and a wide range of specific equipment types. These include hand and power operated chain blocks and hoists, winches, girder trolleys, clamps, slewing jib cranes, runways, mobile gantries, jacks, slings, shackles, eyebolts, lifting beams, spreaders and frames and now with additional sections covering electric overhead travelling cranes.

 

Main section headings:

  • Definitions
  • Legal requirements
  • Principles for the selection of lifting equipment
  • Information to be exchanged between the user and designer/supplier
  • Marking, storage and handling
  • In-service inspection
  • Safe use of lifting equipment 
  • Training
  • Recommended crane signals
  • Load estimation - weight and centre of gravity
  • Load security - balance and stability
  • Structures
  • Principles for the selection and use of multipurpose slings
  • Principles for the selection and use of lifting appliances
  • Planning the lifting operation
  • Guidance on written schemes of examination

 

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