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File #: 160675    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 6/16/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 9-3300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Erection, Use and Inspection of Tower Cranes," by adding requirements regulating the use and inspection of mobile cranes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: TOWER CRANES
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 16067500.pdf
Title
Amending Chapter 9-3300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Erection, Use and Inspection of Tower Cranes," by adding requirements regulating the use and inspection of mobile cranes, all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-3300 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 9-3300. ERECTION, USE AND INSPECTION OF TOWER AND MOBILE CRANES.

ยง 9-3301. Definitions.

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(4.1) Construction activity. Work that requires a building or demolition permit.

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(9.1) OSHA law. A provision of law enforced by the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration, specifically OSHA 1926.1412 as it relates to Crane Inspections, or any successor thereto.

(10) Qualified person. An individual who has obtained a college degree or such other equivalent professional credential in an applicable field, or who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, has successfully demonstrated the ability to solve or resolve problems relating to, respectively, the erection and operation of tower cranes or the erection and operation of mobile cranes.

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(12) Mobile crane. Includes any of the following:

(a) Commercial Truck-Mounted Crane: a crane consisting of a rotating superstructure (center post of turntable), boom, operating machinery, and one or more operator's stations mounted on a frame attached to a commercial truck chassis, usually retaining a payload hauling capability whose power source usually powers the crane. The function of the Commercial Truck-Mounted Crane is to lift, lower, and swing loads at various radii; and

(b) Crawler Crane: a crane consisting of a rotating superstructure with a power plant, operating machinery, and boom, mounted on a base and equipped with crawler treads for travel. The function of the Crawler Crane is to lift, lower, and swing loads at various radii; and

(c) Locomotive Cranes: a crane consistin...

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