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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)

Apply for a high risk work licence.

Last updated
27 August 2020

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