Personnel and materials hoist - HP
A materials or personnel hoist is used to hoist personnel, goods and/or materials. It comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and may be either a cantilever hoist, tower hoist or a multiple winch operation.
Included in this definition are situations where winches may be configured to operate as hoists for the transportation of personnel.
There may be a requirement to hold a Rigger or Dogger licence if you work in the lift and escalator industry. Find out more about high risk work licensing for lifts and escalators. (PDF, 456.7 KB)
- Last updated
- 27 August 2020