This NORSOK standard embraces the safe use of lifting equipment used in connection with lifting operations in the petroleum activities. It does not include the use of lifts and fall protection equipment.
This NORSOK standard shall help to establish, maintain and further develop an acceptable level of safety for personnel, the environment and material assets in the planning and execution of lifting operations.
During the preparation of this NORSOK standard, consideration was given to Norwegian regulations, European and international standards, OLF and NR guidelines, and the operator companies and shipowners? internal specifications and procedures relating to the safe use of lifting equipment.
Amendments made to Rev. 1, October 1997 are so extensive that it was not appropriate to mark them.