Contract lifting is normally the safest way to conduct a lifting operation using the extensive experience of Specialist Crane Hire to plan and organise the operation, including providing all the personnel to perform the lift and producing the Risk Assessment and Method Statement to comply with Health and Safety requirements and BS7121. The service includes the specification of the crane and lifting equipment, a berthing study to locate the crane and supervision of all aspects of the lift. Public and Employer Liability insurance is provided up to a limit of £10M in each case.
For those customers who have the necessary qualifications and experience, Specialist Crane Hire hire mobile cranes up to 200 tonne capacity along with experienced operators. Under the CPA conditions, the customer is responsible for providing a Risk Assessment and Method Statement and for the crane and operator whilst it is on the customer’s site. The customer is also responsible for insuring the crane, its personnel and the public during the lifting operation. Slingers are available for hire at daily rates.
Further details on Contract Lifting and Crane Hire can be found ‘Hiring a Crane’.
Specialist Crane Hire Ltd can supply lorry loading cranes on both articulated and rigid units up to 53 tonne capacity and Special Types heavy transport to Cat 2. Low loader trailers are also available.
In addition to training its own personnel to industry recognised standards, Specialist Crane Hire can offer training courses in a wide range of crane and construction related disciplines. Training can be arranged at the company’s well equipped Training School or at customer premises.