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March 26, 2020

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Tower crane safety alert

Given the unprecedented situation presently faced with the outbreak of coronavirus, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has issued advice to tower crane users relating to how tower cranes should be left out of service for potentially lengthy periods of time.

Failure to take the crane out of service in line with manufacturer’s instructions and to periodically inspect the crane whilst out of service could result in very high wind loadings being placed on the crane with consequential collapse of the jib or the whole crane.

Set out is advice should it be a requirement to If it becomes necessary to leave the tower crane out of service for long periods.

Read the tower crane safety alert here.

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