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    Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Selection, use and maintenance

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  02-11-2009

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements and sets out recommendations for the selection, safe use and maintenance of industrial fall-arrest systems and devices based on the use of safety harnesses, horizontal life lines and rails, fall-arrest devices, and associated lanyards, connectors, anchorages and fittings.

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    This Standard specifies requirements and sets out recommendations for the selection, safe use and maintenance of industrial fall-arrest systems and devices based on the use of safety harnesses, horizontal life lines and rails, fall-arrest devices, and associated lanyards, connectors, anchorages and fittings, as follows:(a) Selection Requirements and recommendations for determining the types of components of the system that would be appropriate to the envisaged usage.(b) Safe use Requirements and recommendations relating to the safe practices to be followed in the use of components and assemblies.(c) Maintenance Requirements and recommendations for inspection, storage, servicing and cleaning practices.NOTE: This Standard provides guidance for the selection of equipment and safe use procedures for some but not necessarily all forms of height protection or all of the circumstances under which such equipment and procedures are used.The selection and safe use of equipment used in total restraint or rope access is not covered by this Standard (see AS/NZS 4488.2 for selection and safe use of rope access equipment).

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    Committee SF-015
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 Amd 1:2020. New PDF incorporating Amendment 1.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published in Australia as AS 2626-1983.AS 4626 first published 1993.First published in New Zealand as NZS 5811 Part 2:1981.AS 2626-1983, AS 4626-1993 and NZS 5811 Part 2:1981 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS/NZS 1891.4:2000.Second edition 2009. Originated as AS 2626-1983. Previous edition AS/NZS 1891.4:2000. Second edition 2009. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (June 2021).

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    AS 1418.14-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions
    AS 1418.12-1991 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Crane collector systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 1418.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Tower cranes
    AS 1418.18-2001 Cranes, hoists and winches Crane runways and monorails
    AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1418.8-2008 Cranes, hoists and winches Special purpose appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS/NZS 1891.3:1997 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Fall-arrest devices
    AS 1666.2-2009 Wire-rope slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS 2550.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Tower cranes
    AS 2550.3-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
    AS 4497.2-1997 Roundslings - Synthetic fibre - Care and use
    AS/NZS 1891.2:2001 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Horizontal lifeline and rail systems
    AS/NZS 4488.2:1997 Industrial rope access systems Selection, use and maintenance (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3931:1998 Risk analysis of technological systems - Application guide
    AS 2550.6-1995 Cranes - Safe use Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2550.11-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 1353.2-1997 Flat synthetic-webbing slings Care and use
    AS 2550.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Telescopic handlers
    AS 1418.6-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
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    AS 2550.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
    AS 1418.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Mobile cranes
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 1418.13-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Building maintenance units
    AS 1418.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches Telescopic handlers
    AS 1418.10(INT)-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Elevating work platforms
    AS 1418.2-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Serial hoists and winches
    AS 1418.15-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 2550.15-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 2550.20-2005 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Self-erecting tower cranes
    AS 2550.7-1996 Cranes - Safe use Builders' hoists and associated equipment
    AS 1418.17-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Design and construction of workboxes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.11-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 4142.1-1993 Fibre ropes Care and safe usage
    AS 2550.13-1997 Cranes - Safe use Building maintenance units
    AS 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms

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    AS 5327:2019 Earth-moving machinery - Access systems (ISO 2867:2011, MOD)
    AS 1891.5:2020 Personal equipment for work at height Manufacturing requirements for lanyard assemblies and pole straps
    AS 1657-2013 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe working on or near low-voltage electrical installations and equipment
    AS/NZS 7000:2016 Overhead line design
    AS/NZS 4677:2010 Steel utility services poles
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2020 Personal equipment for work at height Manufacturing requirements for full body combination and lower body harnesses
    AS 2809.1:2020 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods General requirements for all road tank vehicles
    HB 331-2012 Overhead line design
    AS 1892.5:2020 Portable ladders Selection, safe use and care
    AS 2359.2-2013 Powered industrial trucks Operations
    AS 2316.1-2009 Artificial climbing structures and challenge courses Fixed and mobile artificial climbing and abseiling walls
    AS/NZS 7000:2010 Overhead line design - Detailed procedures
    AS 2067:2016 Substations and high voltage installations exceeding 1 kV a.c.
    AS/NZS 1576.4:2013 Scaffolding Suspended scaffolding
    AS/NZS 4994.3:2010 Temporary edge protection Installation and dismantling for edges other than roof edges
    AS 1657:2018 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 5804.2-2010 High-voltage live working Glove and barrier work
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