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UCOA main proposals


Random drug tests and compulsory medicals for all drivers.

Six weeks' site training for all drivers after CITB.

Compulsory internal licences showing experience of particular cranes.

Passport for every crane with date of manufacture and inspection visible.

All people connected with lifting to be fluent in English and able to read method statements.

Reinstate overall responsibility to drivers and respect their decision on safety matters.

Change of bolts on towers whenever the slew ring has to be split, regardless of age.

Load cells on mobiles' outriggers.