§ 92 Lifting Operations
Lifting operations shall be cleared, managed and conducted in a prudent manner, cf. Chapter VII.
It shall be ensured that personnel do not come under suspended loads.
Everyone participating in lifting operations, shall have a radio for communication, and the radio shall be used unless everyone involved can communicate clearly with each other through direct speech. The responsible party shall ensure that all communication takes place in a clear and concise manner and without disturbances.
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.
The responsible party shall also ensure that the facility's management individually approves lifting operations involving personnel transport if offshore cranes are used for such lifting operations.
Section last changed: 01 January 2023
In order to fulfil the requirement relating to lifting operations, the NORSOK R-003 standard should be used. Cf. also Section 69 of the Facilities Regulations, Section 25 of these regulations and the Regulations concerning the performance of work, Chapter 18. For information, see also Section 18 of the Facilities Regulations.
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.