Cranes and hoists
Information about what a boom type elevating work platform is, and what high risk work licence you need to operate one.
This licence class includes bridge and gantry cranes controlled from a permanent cabin, control station or remotely controlled with more than three powered operations.
If you plan to operate a concrete placing boom, you will need to apply for a PB high risk work licence.
A materials hoist is a builder's hoist where only goods or materials and not personnel, may be hoisted.
A materials or personnel hoist is a builder's hoist where personnel, goods and/or materials are hoisted.
The reach stacker licence covers powered reach stackers with an attachment for lifting, lowering, moving and travelling with a shipping container.
Information about which high risk work licence is needed for slewing mobile cranes, including cranes with a capacity over 100 tonnes.
Licencing information for other types of crane, including derrick, non-slewing mobile, portable boom, tower and vehicle loading cranes.
Information about crane encompassment and high risk work licences.
Workers no longer need to hold an earthmoving or particular crane certificate to operate various types of equipment.
- Last updated
- 29 June 2015
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