DE-RATING OF MOBILE CRANES

In Industry News, Safety Training by Wes Mazur

The Ontario Ministry of Labour will not accept de-rating of mobile cranes for the purposes of using a less qualified operator, which does not involve physical alteration of the equipment or which involves changes that can be easily reversed when determining the weight that a crane is “capable of raising, lowering or moving”.

Read more on what is required for mobile cranes under the Construction Projects Regulation.