481. Marking of lifting equipment.

481.     Marking of lifting equipment.

Every employer1 must ensure that:

  1.  

    (1)     subject to head (2) below, machinery and accessories for lifting2 loads3 are clearly marked to indicate their safe working loads4;

  2.  

    (2)     where the safe working load of machinery for lifting loads depends on its configuration:

    1.  

      (a)     the machinery is clearly marked to indicate its safe working load for each configuration5; or

    2.  

      (b)     information which clearly indicates its safe working load for each configuration is kept with the machinery6;

  3.  

    (3)     accessories for lifting are also