CRANE LOG BOOKS
Log books contain the units’ history and information for the safe operation of your crane
AN EMPLOYER MUST PROVIDE A LOG BOOK FOR EACH CRANE AT THE WORKSITE, REGARDLESS OF ITS CAPACITY.
Log books contain the unit history and information needed for the safe operation of your crane.
LOG BOOKS SHOULD ALSO CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:
- Cranes Manufacture Date and Company
- Inspection Reports, Work Reports
- Crane Class and Capacity
- Load Test and Crane Commissioning Reports
- Modifications or Repairs done to the crane
- Crane Damage and Defects
- Crane Warranty Information
- Crane Safety and Operating Procedures
- Crane and Hoist Manuals
As well, the log book should contain verification that the supporting structure has been designed and approved by a professional engineer to carry the maximum load as rated (Engineered Drawings).
When Masco performs any repairs or inspections we will forward to your company the work reports/inspection reports for inclusion in your log books.
If you do not have a log book, we will supply your company with a new one.
THE EMPLOYER MUST ENSURE THAT:
- The log book can be inspected at any time
- The same log book is continued and maintained for each crane/hoist
- When the equipment is sold, the log book is transferred to the new owner
BEFORE OPERATING A LIFTING DEVICE, THE OPERATOR SHOULD:
- Read the log book
- Be advised of all known defects or equipment deficiencies
- Be advised of any repairs, modifications or inspections done recently on the crane/hoist
- Become familiar with recent log book entries