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Overhead Crane Loading and Unloading

PPE must be worn in this area!

Reverse wagon into works - Banksman controlled


  1. Check load / bundle can be lifted safely without affecting stability of other items on wagon
  2. Do not get onto back of wagon. Only wagon driver is allowed on back of truck to attach slings / chains
  3. Check steelwork can be lifted off with the capacity of crane and slinging equipment - and specifically without driver intervention on the back of the truck
  4. Ensure load is clear of driver prior to lifting
  5. If load snags - STOP . Lower the steelwork and re-examine load. Reposition load. Ensure driver is clear of working area. 
  6. After unloading - ensure remaining load is stable and to the drivers satisfaction.


  1. Make clear to driver the number of bundles / items
  2. Load the truck bed as directed by the driver
  3. Ensure at all times that the driver is clear of the load as it is being loaded onto the truck
  4. Ensure that the load is stable after loading and will allow safe unloading by others
  5. Check that all items are loaded and that the driver has signed for all items

Delivery and Collection - Loading and Unloading by Overhead Crane