BS 7121-7:2019


Code of practice for safe use of cranes. Bridge and gantry cranes, including light crane systems
standard by BSI Group, 09/27/2019

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This part of BS 7121 gives recommendations for the safe use of the following general-purpose crane types:

a) top-running bridge crane;

b) under-slung bridge crane;

c) gantry crane:
1) portal; and
2) semi-portal;

d) light crane systems.

For the purposes of this part of BS 7121 bridge cranes, gantry cranes and light crane systems are allincluded under the term “cranes”. This part of BS 7121 is intended to be used in conjunction withBS 7121-1, which gives general recommendations for all types of cranes, and BS 7121-2 (all parts),which gives general guidance on inspection, testing and examination of all types of cranes.

Cross References:
BS 7121-1:2016
BS 7121-2-7:2012+A1:2015
BS 7121-2-1
BS ISO 12482
Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations 2015
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
BS 5974
BS EN 14492-2
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998
BS ISO 4301
BS 466
BS 2853
BS EN 12385-3
BS EN 1991-3
Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
BS 8437
BS EN 1991-1-4
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
ISO 12480-1
BS ISO 12488-1
BS ISO 4309
BS 6037
BS EN 1993-6
BS 4898:1973
BS EN 15011:2011+A1:2014
BS EN 16851:2017
BS EN 13157:2004
BS 3243:1990

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