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Periodic Third-party Inspections

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AS 2500.1-2011 7.3.4 Periodic third-party inspections

“Each crane shall undergo a periodic third-party inspection to provide independent advice on whether the level of maintenance and repairs are in accordance with this standard.”

Periodic third-party inspections should be carried out as per AS2550.1-2001 Appendix F Table F1 based on operating hours per day and crane classification.

In addition a bridge and gantry crane service record book should be kept for each crane and contain the following minimum information:

  • Significant events concerning safety in relation to the bridge or gantry crane.

  • Significant events concerning operation of the bridge or gantry crane.

  • Documentation in relation to inspections by competent persons.

  • Documentation in relation to maintenance.

Crane classifications C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8
M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8
Operating hours per day >0.5 >0.5-1 >1-2 >2-4 >4-8 >8-16 >16 >20
Routine maintenance weeks 12 12 12 12 8 8 4 4
Periodic third-party inspection, weeks 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52