Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Delivery of loads with lifting accessories attached.


58. Where—

(a) any article, material or other load intended for use in construction work is delivered at, or adjacent to, a construction site with a chain, rope or other lifting accessory attached thereto and designed for use as a means of raising and lowering that class of load when removing the same from the point of delivery to a position on the site and

(b) the chain, rope or gear is free from patent defect whether of construction or quality and is not owned or hired by any contractor who is undertaking construction work on the site,

this Chapter does not apply in respect of the use of such chain, rope or lifting gear for raising or lowering the load so long as the chain, rope or gear remains attached to the article, material or load.