The Charter for P30 covers the development and maintenance of standards that support load handling activities where mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, cranes, derricks, hoists, cableways, aerial devices, material lifting accessories, and combinations thereof are used.
The P30 Standard is intended to:
- prevent or minimize injury to people, and otherwise provide for the protection of life, limb, and property by offering guidance for planning efforts that enhance the safety of load handling activities
- provide guidance to work site personnel, equipment owners, employers, users, and others concerned with or responsible for the safety of load handling activities
- guide governments and other regulatory bodies in the development, promulgation, and enforcement of appropriate safety directives