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    TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION PROPOSALS

    Comments sought on new tower crane notification regulations

    In 2008 the DWP Select Committee called on HSE to bring forward proposals for a national tower crane register.

    The proposals have now been published and the register forms part of a package of measures developed by HSE and the construction industry applying to ‘conventional’ tower cranes.

    Information about tower cranes will be required to be notified to HSE who will make the information available in a national register.

    An online questionnaire is provided seeking views on matters including the scope of the regulations, i.e. what types of cranes should be covered; restricted to construction or more widespread; extent of information to be collected; mechanism for submitting; and subsequent access.

    Views are also sought on the impact assessment which sets out the estimated costs and benefits of the proposed regulations.

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