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§ 9-3301. Definitions. 1165
(1) ANSI. American National Standards Institute. 1166
(2) ASME. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
(3) Building owner. Any person, agent, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in a property.
(4) Competent person. An individual who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards at the job site or is knowledgeable of policies and practices that affect working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees, and who has authority to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.
(4.1) Commercial Truck-Mounted Crane. A crane consisting of a rotating superstructure (center post or turntable), boom, operating machinery, and one or more operator's stations mounted on a frame attached to a commercial truck chassis.
(5) Construction manager. A person identified by a building owner to manage a construction project.
(5.1) Crane. A power-operated hoisting machine that has a winch, load line and boom that moves laterally by the rotation of the machine on a carrier or base which has a manufacturer's rated maximum lifting capacity of 1,000 pounds or more. The function of a crane is to lift, lower, and swing loads at various radii.
(5.2) 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.
(6) Dedicated safety representative. A person who has expertise in the area of construction site safety and who will be responsible for worker and public safety in connection with tower crane erection and operation.
(7) Department. Department of Licenses and Inspections.
(7.1) Locomotive Crane. A crane consisting of a rotating superstructure with a power plant, operating machinery, and boom, mounted on a base or car equipped for travel on a railroad track, which may be self-propelled or propelled by an outside source.
(7.2) Mobile Crane. A crane of any of the following types: Commercial Truck-Mounted Crane; Crawler Crane; Locomotive Crane; or Wheel-Mounted Crane.
(8) NCCCO. National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators. 1167
(9) NCCA. National Commission for Certifying Agencies. 1168
(9.1) NCCA or ANSI Accredited. A certification program recognized by NCCA or ANSI as meeting the ISO 17024 Standard for "General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems for Personnel".
(9.2) OSHA law. A provision of law enforced by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, including OSHA 1926.1412 as it relates to Crane Inspections.
(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 the erection and operation of tower cranes or mobile cranes, as may be applicable.
(11) Tower crane. A structure used for lifting which utilizes a vertical mast or tower to support a load hook suspended from a work boom or jib which can rotate about the tower center to swing loads. The tower base may be fixed in one location or ballasted and moveable between locations.
(12) Wheel-Mounted Crane. A crane consisting of a rotating superstructure, operating machinery, and boom, mounted on a crane carrier equipped with axles and rubber-tired wheels for travel and a power source, with either a single control station or separate stations for driving and operating.
Amended, Bill No. 170955-A (approved February 14, 2018).