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    Cranes (including hoists and winches) Building maintenance units

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-04-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for building maintenance units and supporting structures permanently provided for use and which incorporate power-operated suspension equipment. It does not include requirements for suspended scaffolding. It gives guidance to manufacturers, statutory authorities and users in the form of minimum engineering requirements which are necessary for the design manufacture, installation and commissioning of building maintenance units. It includes a section on loads tests to be conducted and an appendix gives details of those items to be inspected and tested during commissioning. It is intended for use with AS1418.1.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for building maintenance units and supporting structures, permanently provided for use and which incorporate power-operated suspension equipment. It does not include requirements for suspended scaffolding.It is complementary to AS 1418.1, but the requirements specified herein shall take precedence over the corresponding requirements given in that Standard.NOTE: Guidance on the safe use of building maintenance units is provided in AS 2550.1.The provisions of this Standard shall apply to building maintenance units Types A, B and C (refer to Clause 1.5), unless stated otherwise.

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    Committee ME/5
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1418.13-1996.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1418.1-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - General requirements
    AS 1979-1993 Electric cables - Lifts - Flexible travelling
    AS 3133-1989 Approval and test specification - Air break switches
    AS 3100-1990 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 1768-1991 Lightning protection
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 3000-1986 Electrical installations - Buildings, structures and premises (known as the SAA Wiring Rules)
    AS 1418.2-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Serial hoists and winches
    AS 1939-1990 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment (IP Code)
    AS/NZS 1891.1:1995 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Safety belts and harnesses
    AS/NZS 3133:2003 Approval and test specification - Air break switches
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS/NZS 1768:2007 Lightning protection
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding - Suspended scaffolding
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS 2550.1-1993 Cranes - Safe use - General requirements

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    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Selection, use and maintenance
    AS 1418.8-2008 Cranes, hoists and winches Special purpose appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 5804.1-2010 High-voltage live working General
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 4991-2004 Lifting devices
    AS 2089-2008 Sheave blocks for lifting purposes (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 1170.0:2002 Structural design actions General principles
    AS 2321:2014 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
    AS 2550.13-1997 Cranes - Safe use Building maintenance units
    AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Unamended Hardcopy + Amendments) Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
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