Crane and Hoist Inspection/ Service (Various UQ Buildings)

15 Jan 2021


Crane and Hoist Inspection and Service

AS2550 states that all cranes and hoists are to be inspected and serviced at intervals no greater than 12 weeks. This inspection will be undertaken by Fives Services for UGL.


Date: Please see attached schedule – 2021 Crane and Hoist Schedule.

When: Between 7:00am and 5:00pm (refer to the scheduled program)

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

Contact List

PF Assist

UGL: Douglas Davidson/ James Tindall

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 1: Rion Senior

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 2: Jeremy Moynihan

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 3: Craig Schaumburg

St Lucia Campus – Precinct 4: Robert Dore

Gatton: Scott Lennon

Remote Sites: Steve Lawler

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

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