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ALLMI’s publication of GN035 is its second Guidance Note release in the space of three months and the latest addition to its ever-increasing series, which spans various aspects of lorry loader use. 

A full list of Guidance Notes is below and readers are encouraged to contact ALLMI for further information on any of these documents or subject areas:

GN001 Guidance for Life Expectancy of a Lorry Loader
GN002 Second-hand Lorry Loaders
GN003 Guidance for the Purchase of Second-hand Lifting Attachments
GN004 Regulations and Standards
GN005 Guidance for Lorry Loader Installers and Operators
GN006 Guidance Note for Hiring of a Lorry Loader
GN008 Bridge Bashing Regulations
GN009 Trailer Mounted Loader Cranes
GN010 Thorough Examination & Testing of Loader Cranes
GN011 In-service Structural Inspections
GN012 Non-Destructive Testing
GN013 Stabiliser Forces
GN014 Guide for the Purchase of Chassis Suitable for a Loader Crane
GN015 Guidance for Calibrating Reduced Capacity Areas
GN016 Guidance for the Supply & Use of Remote Control

GN017 Guidance for Employee Induction


GN018 Implications of BS7121 Safe Use of Cranes - Part 4: Lorry Loaders

GN019 Interim Maintenance & Inspection of Lorry Loaders
GN020 Reporting of Defects Arising from a Thorough Examination of a Loader Crane
GN021 Determining the Sail Effect for Wind
GN022 Correct Identification of Appropriate Types of Stabiliser Beam Locking Device
GN023 Protocol for Provisional Overriding of Safety Systems
GN024 Handbrake Interlocks
GN025 Lorry Loader Technical Files
GN026 Work at Height: Points to Consider
GN027 Lone Working: Points to Consider
GN028 On-Site Hazard Assessment for Mobile Engineers
GN029 Lifting Team Monitoring - Points to Consider
GN030 Kerbside Deliveries with Lorry Loaders
GN031 Thorough Examination of Loader Cranes on Waterborne Vessels
GN033 Swing-Up Stabiliser Safety 

GN034 Tipper Grab Supplementary Instructions

GN035 Loader Cranes Under 4tm

Guidance Notes, as well as other good practice material, can be downloaded here.