SAMR Notice on Issuing Regulations for the Type Testing of Lifting Appliances

05/02/2019

On December 25, 2019, SAMR (State Administration for Market Regulation) announced that the Regulations for Type Testing of Lifting Appliances has been approved for issuance and will be implemented on March 1, 2020.

The Regulations for Type Testing of Lifting Appliances (TSGQ 7002-2019) is an integration of 13 detailed rules related to the type testing of lifting appliances, including Type Testing Rules for Overhead Cranes (TSGQ 7002-2007) and Type Testing Rules for Lifting Appliances (Trial for Implementation) (The Boiler and Pressure Container Safety Supervision Bureau under the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, 2003 No.305). The Regulations for Type Testing of Lifting Appliances are in accordance with the Special Equipment Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China and the Regulations on Safety Supervision of Special Equipment. The Regulations are also based on the implementation of the technical specifications for lifting appliances.

These Regulations specify the general principles, procedures and basic requirements for the type testing of lifting appliances, the examination of technical data, inspection and test items of sampling appliances, and the inspection and verification items, contents, methods and requirements for the safety monitoring and management systems of large-scale lifting appliances. As a result, it is a significant basis for the type testing of lifting appliances.