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  • AS/NZS 1892.1:1996

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    Portable ladders Metal

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

    Superseded date:  28-09-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-08-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies the minimum requirements for the design and construction of portable metal ladders rated for industrial or domestic use. It applies to single, extension, multipurpose, step and trestle ladders, representing a combination of these types. A complete range of test methods are included as appendices. Ladder accessories such as ladder-levellers, stabilizers, stand-off devices, ladder jacks and straps are not covered.

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    This Standard sets out safety requirements for the design and manufacture of portable metal ladders. The Standard provides two duty ratings for industrial ladders and domestic ladders, which are assigned minimum load ratings.The Standard covers single and multiple-section ladders, multipurpose ladders, combination ladders and those special-purpose ladders defined in Clause 1.6.The Standard does not cover ladder accessories, such as ladder levellers, ladder stabilizers or stand-off devices, ladder jacks or ladder straps or hooks that may be installed on, or used in conjunction with, ladders.

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    Committee SF-034
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 5233:1971.Second edition 1981.Third edition 1986. First published in Australia as AS 1892-1977.Revised and redesignated AS 1892.1-1986. NZS 5233:1986 (in part) and AS 1892.1:1986 jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1892.1:1996. First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 5233:1971. Second edition 1981. Third edition 1986. First published in Australia as AS 1892-1977. Revised and redesignated AS 1892.1-1986. NZS 5233:1986 (in part) and AS 1892.1:1986 jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1892.1:1996.

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