Addenda to B30.3-1996 Construction Tower Cranes
|Publication Date:||31 December 1997|
This Standard applies to the construction, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of jacks; power-operated cranes, monorails, and crane runways; power operated and manually operated derricks and hoists; lifting devices, hooks and slings; and cableways.
This Standard does not apply to track and automotive jacks, railway or automobile wrecking cranes, shipboard cranes, shipboard cargo-handling equipment, well-drilling derricks, skip hoists, mine hoists, truck body hoists, car or barge pullers, conveyors, excavating equipment, or equipment coming within the scope of the following Committees; A10, A17, A90, A92, A120, B20, B56 and B77:
This Standard is designed to:
(a) guard against and minimize injury to workers, and otherwise provide for the protection of life, limb, and property by prescribing safety requirements;
(b) provide direction to owners, employers, supervisors, and others concerned with, or responsible for, its application; and
(c) guide governments and other regulatory bodies in the development, promulgation, and enforcement of appropriate safety directives.