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Kraanmachinist (Netherlands)

  • Generic name of profession

    Crane operator
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Crane operator (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2001/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001 amending Council Directive 89/655/EEC concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the use of work equipment by workers at work (second individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)
    National legislation:
    Decision on Occupational Safety and Health, art. 7.32
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Een machinist van een mobiele kraan, torenkraan of mobiele hei-installatie voert hijs- of heiwerk uit. De deskundigheid van een machinist richt zich op voorkomen van omvallen van de installatie en het veilig verplaatsen van lasten.
    An operator of a mobile crane, tower crane or mobile pile-driver carries out lifting or piling. The expertise of an engineer focuses on preventing collapse of the installation and safely move loads. (EN)
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