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  • Only part of a chain set that can be replaced without re-testing (on a test bed by a NATA approved tester) is a safety catch. Reference AS 3775.1 2014

 

  • Major inspections for cranes were previously every 10 years. Now it is based on duty cycles, this means that an inspection could be due as soon as 7 years if the crane has high operational hours. Reference AS 2550.1 2011

 

  • A person aged between the ages of 17-18 can operate a forklift only for training purposes but must be under constant supervision by a suitably qualified person. Reference OSH regulations 1996.