Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA)

 

For those customers who have the necessary qualifications and experience, Crane Hire Direct Ltd can provide mobile crane hire along with experienced operators. Under CPA conditions the customer is responsible for providing a Risk Assessment and Method Statement for the crane and operator whilst it is on the customers site and insuring the crane, the personnel and the public during the lifting operation.

 

Under the terms of the CPA 'Crane Hire Agreement', the Hirer must take responsibility for the crane and operator from the moment they arrive on site, which includes travel on access roads once the crane leaves the nearest public highway.

 

The Hirer must plan the lift using a competent Appointed Person to produce a method statement and Risk Assessment for the lifting operation in accordance with BS7121 and Health and Safety Guidelines. The Appointed Person must have the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation including the characteristics of the load, ground conditions, crane capacities and outrigger loadings. It is also the responsibility of Appointed Person to ensure that all equipment used in the lifting operation is appropriate and carries the necessary test certificates, and all personnel involved in the lift are competent to perform their duties.

 

THE HIRER SHOULD HAVE ADEQUATE INSURANCE TO COVER THE FOLLOWING:-

  • Any loss or damage to the crane or equipment whilst they are under the control of the Hirer. This includes damage whilst the crane is entering or leaving the site from the nearest public highway.
  • 'Hired in Plant Insurance' to cover for the costs of any loss or damage incurred whilst the crane and equipment is under the Hirers control including loss of revenue whilst the items are repaired or replaced.
  • Injury to the crane operator whilst under control of the Hirer, along with injury to third parties or damage to property arising from the crane operations.

 

UNDER THE 'CRANE HIRE' CONDITIONS THE CRANE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:-

  • Supplying a competent operator and a crane fit for purpose to the specification defined by the Appointed Person along with the relevant certification for any equipment supplied.

The Hirer is responsible for specifying the crane and equipment, planning, controlling, supervising and insuring the crane operation and personnel.

 

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