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Global Crane Services operate a wide range of mobile cranes, all of which can be configured to suit most types of lifting operation, from the versatile 35t Kato City range and our Liebherr LTC compact crane these models are ideally designed to accommodate the more challenging locations. From there we move upwards in capacity to cranes ranging from 55t to 130t mobile cranes. All of these models boast the latest manufacturers design features.

At Global Crane Services we work in accordance to BS7121 (safe use of cranes) and to the terms and conditions of the Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA). Under the CPA crane hire terms and conditions for hiring of plant the customer has the responsibility of planning a safe lifting operation. Global Crane Services have a duty of care to ensure the safety and welfare of all our employees.

SUMMARY OF CRANE HIRE AND CONTRACT LIFTING

THE HIRER'S OPTIONS EXPLAINED

CPA CRANE HIRE

Under the terms of a Standard CPA Crane Hire Contract, the safe operation of the crane and the safety and welfare of its operator are the customer's responsibility. It is up to the customer to supply the appointed person who has the knowledge, experience and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation and who will be responsible for all aspects of planning and execution of the lift.

CPA CONTRACTING LIFTING

Under the terms of a Standard CPA Crane Hire Contract, the safe operation of the crane and the safety and welfare of its operator are the crane owner's responsibility. It is up to the crane owner to supply the Appointed Person who will be responsible for all aspects of planning and execution of the lift.

THE HIRER MUST

  • Carry out all work in accordance with BS7121
  • Provide third party liability and hired in plant insurance
  • Plan the lift and operate a safe system of work
  • Check the credentials of the crane hire company personnel and certifications supplied

THE HIRER SHOULD

  • Specify that the Crane Owner is to supply the "Appointed Person"
  • Allow access to the site for a full survey to be performed for the Risk Assessment and Method Statement
  • Supply accurate information of the load to be lifted
  • Advise the Crane Owner of any potential hazards that are not evident from a site inspection including ground conditions

THE CRANE OWNER HAS A DUTY TO

  • Provide a crane that is properly maintained, tested and certificated
  • Provide a competent Crane Operator

THE CRANE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • Supplying the "Appointed Person"
  • Planning the lift, and operation of a safe system of work (via Method Statement)
  • Organisation and control of the lifting operation

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Aberdeen
Tel: 01224 821321
Glasgow
Tel: 01698 821918
Nigg
Tel: 01349 855 872
Invergordon
Tel: 01349 855 872

DEPOT LOCATIONS

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Energy Park Unit H1, Claymore Avenue Bridge of Don AB23 8GD

Tel: 01224 821321

Glasgow

15 Forrest Street Blantyre South Lanarkshire G72 OJP

Tel: 01698 821918

Nigg

Nigg Energy Park Nigg, Ross-shire IV19 1QU

Tel: 01349 855 872

Invergordon

37 Shore Road Invergordon IV18 OEH

Tel: 01349 855 872