Crane and hoist inspections

17 Jul 2020

All cranes and hoists are scheduled be inspected and serviced as per Australian Standards.  This inspection will be undertaken by Fives Services for UGL.


  • Start: Monday 3 August 2020
  • Finish: Friday 4 September 2020
  • Times: 7am to 5pm

See a schedule of inspection dates (PDF, 175.4 KB)

Work details

  • Perform functional testing of equipment, ensuring that all limits and protection devices are fitted and operational.
  • Isolate equipment to allow safe access to carry out mechanical and electrical inspection and servicing of equipment. 
  • Inspection will be as per the requirements of AS2550.
  • Make any necessary adjustment, lubricate areas as required and visually access all elements of the equipment.
  • Once inspection and service is complete remove isolation and test equipment operation.
  • Complete service report for each piece of equipment.  Service report will detail finding and any work and adjustments that have been carried out as well as any repairs that need to be completed.
  • Equipment will only be returned to service if deemed safe for continued use.


  • Access to all parts of the equipment will be required.
  • In most cases it will be necessary to barricade off area below equipment.
  • Isolation of equipment will be necessary to complete the inspection.
  • Equipment will be unavailable for the duration of the inspection.
  • Inspection duration of most pieces of equipment will be no greater than 2 hours.
  • Any loads will need to be removed by UQ prior to attending site



Douglas Davidson, UGL

James Tindall, UGL

Rion Senior, Client Facility Manager Precinct 1, St Lucia Campus

Jeremy Moynihan, Client Facility Manager Precinct 2, St Lucia Campus

Craig Schaumburg, Client Facility Manager Precinct 3, St Lucia Campus

Robert Dore, Client Facility Manager Precinct 4, St Lucia Campus

Scott Lennon, Client Facility Manager, Gatton Campus and Toowoomba

Steve Lawler, Client Facility Manager Remote Sites

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.