Option 1 - CPA Crane Hire

In accordance with Health and Safety Executive guidelines Millennium Crane Hire Ltd can only provide a crane on a CPA Crane Hire basis if the customer provides a qualified and experienced appointed person to plan and take responsibility for the lifting operation.

Under the terms of a standard CPA Crane Hire Agreement, the crane and the operator are the responsibility of the customer once the crane leaves the public highway in order to access site. This includes travel on any access roads in the event that the site is not immediately adjacent to the public highway.

The customer's Appointed Person is responsible for planning the lift and all the personnel and equipment involved. In addition, under CPA model conditions, the customer must provide insurance cover for the following:

loss of damage to our plant and equipment whilst on site and under the customer's control;
loss of or damage to the goods being lifted;
continuing hiring charges whilst the equipment is unable to work as a result of loss or damage;
legal liability - injury to the driver / operator whilst under the supervision and control of the customer along with injury to third parties, including damage to their property, arising from crane operations.

For hires under CPA Crane Hire agreements, it is important to note the following;

the customer's Appointed Person must have the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the lifting operation;
the crane owner must supply a competent operator and crane fit for the intended purpose. BS7121
Safe Use of Cranes gives a full description of such responsibilities.

Millennium Crane Hire Ltd can waive some of these requirements subject to an increase in the hire rate.


All crane hire companies work to the terms and conditions of the CPA (Construction Plant Hire Association) and in accordance with BS7121 (“The Safe Use of Cranes”).
When hiring a crane from Millennium Crane Hire you have the option to hire on a CPA Crane Hire or CPA Contract Lift basis.

In summary, under CPA Crane Hire agreement, it is the customer's responsibility to fully plan, control, supervise and insure the crane operation and personnel.


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Hendon, London, NW9 6JP

Tel: 0208 208 1444

Email: enquiries@millenniumcranehire.co.uk