Construction Sites (Safety) Regulations for TM 2005 & 2009.ppt

Samuel chu 39 r34 safe working load and marking of

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Samuel Chu 39 R34 Safe working load and marking of hoists (1) The contractor responsible for a hoist and any contractor who has direct control over any construction work which involves the use of the hoist shall- (a) cause the safe working load applicable to the hoist to be clearly and legibly marked on its platform or cage; and
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Samuel Chu 40 R34 Safe working load and marking of hoists (b) ensure that it is not used to carry any load greater than that safe working load , except that for the purpose of carrying out a test under regulation 35 the safe working load may be exceeded by such amount as a competent examiner carrying out the test may authorize. (2) In addition to paragraph (1), every such contractor shall ensure that- (a) (Repealed L.N. 552 of 1995) (b) the hoist has marked or affixed to its platform or cage a clear and legible notice stating that the carriage of persons is prohibited.
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Samuel Chu 41 R 35 Test and examination of hoists (1) The contractor responsible for any hoist which is manufactured or substantially altered or substantially repaired after the commencement of these regulations and any contractor who has direct control over any construction work which involves the use of the hoist shall ensure that it is not used unless, since the date of its manufacture or of the alteration or repair, as the case may be- (a) it has been tested and thoroughly examined by a competent examiner ; and
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Samuel Chu 42 R 35 Test and examination of hoists (b) there has been obtained from him in respect of the test and examination a certificate in the approved form(Form2 & 3) , which includes a statement to the effect that the hoist is in a safe working condition. (2) (Repealed L.N. 552 of 1995) (3) The contractor responsible for a hoist and any contractor who has direct control over any construction work which involves the use of the hoist shall ensure that it is not used, whether for carrying goods, or otherwise, unless, during the preceding 6 months-
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Samuel Chu 43 R 35 Test and examination of hoists (a) it has been thoroughly examined by a competent examiner ; and (b) there has been obtained from him a report in the approved form which includes a statement to the effect that the hoist is in a safe working condition: Provided that a hoist may be used without obtaining a report under this paragraph if within the preceding 6 months there has been obtained under paragraph (1) a certificate which includes a statement to the effect that the hoist is in a safe working condition .
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Samuel Chu 44 R 35 Test and examination of hoists (4) A report under this regulation of a test or examination and the results thereof, signed by the person making or responsible for the carrying out of the test or examination , shall be- (a) made in the approved form and contain the prescribed particulars; and (b) delivered forthwith to the contractors concerned.
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Samuel Chu 45 R 35 Test and examination of hoists (5) The person making the report of any examination required by paragraph (3) shall, within 28 days of the completion of the examination, send to the Commissioner
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  • Fall '18
  • Construction worker, Construction site safety, Samuel LH Chu

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