To reduce incidents of crane instability by informing those who plan to use mobile and tower cranes on site. The factors of instability are considered, choice of crane, loading cases, the condition of the ground, foundations, includes information for inspections and documentation.
Previously published as SP131 in 1996, revised 2003. Based on Research Project RP541.
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