Crackdown on Crane Operators
In response to a number of recent crane incidents, SafeWork NSW Executive Director Tony Williams has announced a crackdown on crane operators and maintenance on construction sites across NSW, as part of a six-month blitz aimed at increasing safety across the industry.
See the Safety Alert on the SafeWork NSW website for more details. Some of the safety issues targeted include operator licensing and competency, systems of work and crane inspection and maintenance. See the SafeWork NSW website for further information on crane high risk work licences, as well as the code of practice on Managing the risk of plant in the workplace.