Updated guidance for crane users (CAP 1096)

Update to CAP 1096 – new applicability date.

Revised CAP 1096 provides guidance to crane users on the new crane notification process and lighting and marking requirements applicable to cranes. The guidance should be considered relevant to users of all cranes exceeding a height of 10 m above ground level (AGL) or that of the surrounding structures or trees (if higher) and is being introduced in two phases:
  • between 1 October 2020 to 31 May 2021 applicable to parties who volunteer to take part in the formalised trial;
  • from 31 May 2021 applicable to all parties in the scope.

Parties interested in taking part in the trial should contact AROps@caa.co.uk.

New guidance can be found on the CAA website.