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Bridge and gantry crane licence - CB

This licence class includes bridge and gantry cranes that are controlled from a permanent cabin, control station or remotely controlled with more than three powered operations.

Powered operations include:

  • north/south
  • east/west
  • up/down
  • rotating attachment—this also includes the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load.

A bridge crane comprises a bridge beam mounted at each end, to an end carriage, capable of travelling along elevated runways and having one or more hoisting mechanisms arranged to traverse across the bridge.

A gantry crane comprises a bridge beam, supported at each end by legs mounted on end carriages, capable of travelling on supporting surfaces or deck levels, whether fixed or not, including a crab with one or more hoisting units arranged to travel across the bridge.

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Last updated
29 June 2015

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