What should I be doing with regard to lighting on cranes?
In the UK, the specialist aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) defines the requirements for lighting on tall structures; this includes cranes attached to buildings and buildings.
These are set out in legislation called the Air Navigation Order. This was reviewed and reissued in 2016. The lighting requirements are set out in Part 8 of the Air Navigation Order 2016.
What are the requirements?
The CAA defines an “en-route obstacle” as any building, structure or erection which is 150 metres or more above ground level, excluding any building, structure or erection which is:
in the vicinity of a licensed aerodrome, or
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