§ 62 Lifting operations
Lifting operations shall be cleared, managed and conducted in a prudent manner, cf. Section 56.
It shall be ensured that personnel do not come under suspended loads.
The responsible party shall also ensure that all lifting operations involving personnel transport, are only carried out using lifting appliances that are specially designed and approved for this purpose, cf. Section 12.
Those involved in lifting operations shall be in possession of information about risk elements of significance for the safe execution of the operations.
The responsible party shall ensure that the role of operationally responsible entity for materials handling and lifting operations is fulfilled.
Section last changed: 01 January 2023
In order to fulfil requirements to lifting operations, NORSOK R-005 should be used. See also the Regulations concerning the performance of work, Chapter 18.
The role of operationally responsible entity for materials handling and lifting operations should contribute necessary information for risk assessment before, during and after lifting operations.