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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • Safe means of access to every part of a lifting appliance shall be provided
  • The operator's platform on every crane or tip driven by mechanical power shall be securely fenced and shall be provided with safe means of access. In particular, where access is by a ladder
    • the sides of the ladder shall extend to a reasonable distance beyond the platform or some other suitable handhold shall be provided;
    • the landing place on the platform shall be maintained free from obstruction and slipping; and
    • in case where the ladder is vertical and exceeds six metres in height, a resting place shall be provided, after every six metres and part thereof.