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The Safety Ordinance for Cranes

(Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour No.34 September 30, 1972)

Chapter III Mobile Crane

Section 4 Performance Inspection

Article 81 (Performance Inspection)
  • (1) On the performance inspection pertaining to a mobile crane, in addition to examining the construction and the function of each part of the mobile crane, the load test shall be performed.
  • (2) The provision of paragraph (4) of Article 76 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the load test set forth in the preceding paragraph.
Article 82 (Application, etc., for Performance inspection)
  • (1) A person who undergoes the performance inspection pertaining to a mobile crane (limited to the one carried out by the Chief of the Labour Standards Inspection Office pursuant to the provision of paragraph (1) of Article 53-2 of the Act which is applied mutatis mutandis in Article 53-3 of the Act) shall submit an application for performance inspection for mobile crane (From No.11) to the Chief of the competent Labour Standards Inspection Office.
Article 83 (Measures for the Case of Undergoing Performance Inspection)
  • (1) The provision of Article 56 (excluding the provision on the stability test set forth in item (ii) of paragraph (1) of the same Article) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the case of undergoing the performance inspection pertaining to the mobile crane set forth in the preceding Article. In this case, the term "the Director of the competent Prefectural Labour Bureau" in paragraph (2) of Article 56 shall be deemed to be replaced with "the Chief of the competent Labour Standards Inspection Office".
Article 84 (Renewal for Validity Term of Inspection Certificate)
  • (1) The registered performance inspection agency shall renew the validity term of the mobile crane inspection certificate as regards the mobile crane, which passed the performance inspection pertaining to mobile crane. In this case, the validity term may be renewed by fixing the term for less than two years, or for over tow years and within three years based on the result of the performance inspection.
Article 84-2 (Application of the Provisions in the Case that the Chief of the Labour Standards Inspection Office Carries Out the Performance Inspection Service)
  • (1) As regards the application of the provision of the preceding Article in the case that the Chief of the Labour Standards Inspection Office carries out whole or a part of the performance inspection service pertaining to a mobile crane pursuant to the provision of paragraph (1) of Article 53-2 of the Act which is applied mutatis mutandis in Article 53-3 of the Act, the term gthe registered performance inspection agencyh in the preceding Article shall be deemed to be replaced with gthe Chief of the competent Labour standards Inspection Office or the registered performance inspection agencyh.
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