TOWER CRANE GUIDANCE UPDATE

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The Construction Plant Association (CPA) have recently updated their Technical Information Note “TIN 036 – Tower Crane Electrical Supplies, Earthing Arrangements, Emergency Escape Lighting and Lightning Protection.” This provides guidance to tower crane hirers and users about the provision of tower crane electrical supplies, emergency escape lighting and lightning protection and includes guidance on inspection and testing following installation and whilst in service.

The guidance has been extended from the previous edition and has additional content on a range of topics including relevant electrical regulatory compliance requirements, earth-bonding arrangements, electrical supply for both crane operation and marking requirements, mechanical and electrical protection, and isolation devices

The updated guide is free to download from the CPA’s website at:  https://www.cpa.uk.net/safety-and-technical-publications/tower-crane-guidance/tcig-technical-information-notes

Please speak to your normal PIB Risk Management contact or get in touch using info@pibrm.com  if you have any questions or would like assistance with assessing risks or managing safety at construction sites.