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    Cranes (including hoists and winches) Mast climbing work platforms

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-12-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the design requirements for mast climbing work platforms as defined in AS2549-1996. It does not apply to mobile elevating work platforms, builders hoists or suspended access equipment. Sections are included on loads and stability, design, mechanism, electrical systems, controls, data marking, manuals and the type tests and production tests required. Appendices give guidance on typical hazards and the special requirements relative to multi-level work platforms.

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    This Standard specifies the design requirements for mast climbing work platforms (MCWP) as defined in Clause 1.4. This Standard does not include mobile elevating work platforms, builders' hoists or suspended access equipments.NOTE: Guidance on the safe use of MCWPs is given in AS 2550.1 and AS 2550.16.

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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If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.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 1418.16-1997.

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

    AS 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 4100-1990 Steel structures
    AS 1000-1979 The International System of Units (SI) and its application
    AS 1318-1985 Use of colour for the marking of physical hazards and the identification of certain equipment in industry (known as the SAA Industrial Safety Colour Code)
    AS 1170.2-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Wind loads
    AS 2671-1983 Fluid power - Hydraulic systems and components
    AS 2788-1985 Fluid power - Pneumatic systems and components
    AS 3990-1993 Mechanical equipment - Steelwork (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1664-1979 Rules for the use of aluminium in structures (known as the SAA Aluminium Structures Code) (incorporating Corrig.)
    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 2550.1-1993 Cranes - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 4024.1-1996 Safeguarding of machinery General principles
    AS 1418.1-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - General requirements
    AS 2374.1-1997 Power transformers General

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    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.1:2010 Scaffolding - 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 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 4431:2019 Safe working on new lift installations in new constructions
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 2321:2014 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
    AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Unamended Hardcopy + Amendments) Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
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