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This is the first edition of a CSA Standard on mobile cranes of the rope suspended lattice boom type and the hydraulic boom type. The need for such a Standard was conveyed to CSA by the Construction Safety Association of Ontario folloimg the first Candan Construction Crane Safety Conference held in Toronto in November 1971. This conference, co-sponsored by the Canada Safcty Council and the Construction Safety Association of Ontario, dealt with the role of all types of cranes used in construction. At that time a safety code for tower cranes was already being developed by a CSA Committee and the conference proceedings indicated that there was a need for a similar code covering mobile cranes. A CSA Committee was then organized to develop Standards for mobile cranes.
1.1 This Standard covers the construction, inspection, test, maintenance, and operation of power operated mobile cranes of the rope suspended boom type and the hydraulic boom type.