SS 559-2:2022

Code of practice for tower cranes – Part 2 : Safe use


This document establishes required practices for the safe use of tower cranes.

Areas covered include safe systems of work, management, planning, selection, erection and dismantling, crane foundation, operation and maintenance of cranes and the selection of tower crane operators, riggers and signalmen.

It does not cover manually (non-powered) operated tower cranes, or tower cranes in which at least one of its motions is manually operated.




Status Current
Edition 2022
No. of Pages 37
ICS Classification 53.020.20 Cranes
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption ISO 12480-3 : 2020 MOD