General safety requirements regarding lifting appliances
(1) No lifting appliance shall be used unless¡X
(a) the lifting appliance is of good mechanical construction and design, made of strong and sound materials and free from any patent defect;
(b) the lifting appliance is properly maintained in a safe working condition and properly installed and rigged for use in a safe and proper manner;
(c) the arrangements for fixing and anchoring the lifting appliance are adequate to secure its safety; and
(d) (if the lifting appliance is a derrick) adequate measures are taken to prevent the foot of the derrick being accidentally lifted out of its socket or support.
(2) If there is a contravention of subsection (1), the owner of the lifting appliance and the person in charge of works commit an offence and each is liable on conviction to a fine at level 3.