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CPA CRANE HIRE

At Bryn Thomas Cranes we work to the terms and conditions of the CPA (Construction Plant Hire Association) and in accordance with BS7121 (“The Safe Use of Cranes”). Under the terms of the CPA Model Conditions for the Hiring of Plant, the safe operation of the crane and the safety and welfare of its operator are the customers responsibility.

The hirers and owners responsibilities are defined as follows:

The customer must:

  • Carry out all work in accordance with BS 7121 and LOLER regulations.
  • Provide a competent Appointed Person* who has the knowledge, experience and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation.
  • Provide a qualified and competent Slinger/Signaller.*
  • Plan the lift and operate a safe system of work.
  • Provide all Method Statements and Risk Assessments. (RAMS)
  • Ensure that the crane hired is of a suitable type and capacity.
  • Check the credentials of the crane hire company and certification supplied.

The crane owner has a duty to:

  • Provide a crane that is properly maintained, tested and certificated.
  • Provide a competent* operator.

In addition, the customer must also assess and arrange full insurance cover for the lifting operation including loss or damage to lifted loads and loss or damage to the crane and lost revenue. Under standard CPA terms, the customer must provide the following insurance cover:

Loss of, or damage to, our plant whilst on site.

Loss of, or damage to, the goods being lifted.

Continuing hire charges whilst the plant is ‘off the road’ for repairs following damage.

Public liability, injury to operator, injury to other parties, including their property, arising from the crane operations.

*as defined by CPA Model Conditions for the Hiring of Plant

Please go to our insurance page for details.

CPA Hire

The customer must:

  • Provide a qualified and competent Appointed Person who has the knowledge, experience and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation.
  • Provide a qualified and competent Slinger/Signaller and Crane Supervisor.
  • Plan the lift and operate a safe system of work.
  • Provide all Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
    Ensure that the crane hired is of a suitable type and capacity.
  • Check the credentials of the crane hire company and certification supplied.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with BS 7121 and LOLER Regulations.

In addition, under standard CPA terms, the customer must provide the following insurance cover:

  • Loss of, or damage to, our plant whilst on site.
  • Loss of, or damage to, the goods being lifted.
    Continuing hire charges whilst the plant is ‘off the road’ for repairs following damage.
  • Public liability, injury to operator, injury to other parties, including their property, arising from the crane operations.

The crane owner has a duty to:

  • Provide a crane that is properly maintained, tested and certificated.
  • Provide a qualified and competent Crane Operator.

Vs

CPA Contract Lift

The crane owner will provide the following:

  • Provide a qualified and competent Appointed Person who has the knowledge, experience and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation.
  • Provide a qualified and competent Slinger/Signaller and Crane Supervisor.
  • Provide a qualified and competent Crane Operator.
  • Plan the lift and operate a safe system of work.
  • Provide all Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Ensure that the crane supplied is of a suitable type and capacity.
  • Provide a crane that is properly maintained, tested and certificated.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with BS 7121 and LOLER Regulations.

In addition, the following insurance cover will be provided:

  • Loss of, or damage to BTC plant or to other property caused solely by BTC negligence.
  • A maximum liability of £25,000 in respect of the value of goods lifted. (Additional goods lifted cover is available and can be arranged as an extra). Please discuss this with a BTC depot manager or email info@brynthomascranes.com for details.
  • A maximum liability of £2,000,000 in respect of loss or damage to other property and injury to other persons.
    *as defined by CPA Model Conditions for the Hiring of Plant.

The customer has a duty to:

  • Provide accurate information relating to both the items to be lifted and for the ground conditions.