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Gard Guidance Masters WORKING ALOFT

Working aloft should only be carried out if it is
  • based on the same principles as working overside – please see preceding section Overside and underwater work
  • diver’s work
  • subject to a permit-to-work procedure, and
  • possible radiation hazards from radars and antennas are checked and found acceptable.

    If lifting gear such as cranes and derricks is used, their wires and rigging should be
  • checked prior to use
  • in perfect condition.

    Baskets or frames should be
  • suitable
  • certified for carrying people.

    Safety harnesses must be
  • used
  • firmly connected to fixed points outside the basket.