On-Site Waivers

 

Written notification of an On-Site Inspection Waiver pursuant to Section 8.1.3 of Reference Standard (RS) 19-2 should be submitted to the Cranes & Derricks Unit no later than two (2) business days prior to the proposed operation of the crane.

Notification should include the following:

1.  Citation to the applicable subsection of 8.1.3 of RS 19.2

   a. Section 8.1.3.1 – 48 hours waiver
  • Include the total boom length, including jib and any other extensions for each crane
  • Include the minimum distance that the crane(s) will be operating from the lot line   
   b.  Section 8.1.3.2 – Service Crane or Clamshell 
  • Include the total boom length, including jib and any other extensions for each crane
  • Include the minimum distance that the crane(s) will be operating from the lot line
2.  Description of work to be performed by the crane(s)

3.  The manufacturer, model and CD numbers for each crane

4.  Name and phone number for supervisor of the crane(s)

5.  Name, phone number, and fax number for person applying for the waiver

6.  Applicant shall certify that the crane will conform to all requirements in the Code and reference standard.

  
The written notification may be mailed, delivered or faxed to the Cranes & Derricks Unit at (212) 393-2411. The notification will be reviewed and a confirmed copy will be returned via fax to the applicant. A copy of the notification confirmation must be kept on site while the crane is in use and must be available to the Department upon request.

Note: The wavier allowed in Section 8.1.3.1 of Reference Standard RS 19-2 is for a crane to be used for a ONE time period not exceeding 48 consecutive hours. If the crane is to be used for a period exceeding 48 hours, a certificate of on-site inspection must be filed and approved.

 

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