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    Cranes, hoists and winches Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes (Reconfirmed 2016)

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    Published date:  05-12-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the requirements for bridge, gantry, semi-gantry and portal cranes as defined in AS2549, and for container and heavy duty cranes. Sections are included on classification and load rating, structure, stability, mechanisms, access from fixed platforms, access from mobile platforms, clearances, electrical access isolators, speed limitations for pendant - controlled cranes, marking and data, inspection and commissioning, and guarding. Appendices give further requirements for access and clearance, and the use of ladders, and give guidance on information to be supplied with enquiry, order or tender and typical hazards.

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    This Standard sets out requirements for bridge, gantry, semi-gantry, and portal cranes defined in AS 2549. It also covers container and heavy-duty cranes. It is complementary to AS 1418.1, but the requirements given herein take precedence over corresponding requirements in that Standard.NOTES:1 Guidance on information to be supplied with enquiry, order, or tender is given in Appendix A.2 Additional requirement for heavy duty cranes are given in AS 1418.14.

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    Committee ME-005
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 18/11/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 18/11/2016
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    Amendment 2 see DR 00322 CP First published as part of AS CB2-1938.Second edition 1960.AS CB2-1960 revised and redesignated in part as AS 1418.3-1977.Second edition 1981.Third edition 1986.Fourth edition 1990.Fifth edition 1997.Reconfirmed 2016. Originated as part of AS CB2-1938. Previous edition AS 1418.3-1990. Fifth edition 1997. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (September 1998). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (June 2002).

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

    AS 1576-1974 Code of practice for metal scaffolding (known as the SAA Metal Scaffolding Code)
    AS 2321-2006 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
    AS 1418.10-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Elevating work platforms
    AS 1892.2-1992 Portable ladders Timber (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS 1418.14-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions
    AS/NZS 1891.1:1995 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Safety belts and harnesses
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 2670-1983 Vibration and shock - Guide to the evaluation of human exposure to whole body vibration
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 1000-1979 The International System of Units (SI) and its application
    AS 4024.1-1996 Safeguarding of machinery General principles
    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/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS 2550.1-1993 Cranes - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 3990-1993 Mechanical equipment - Steelwork (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.1-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - General requirements
    AS/NZS 3711.3:1993 Freight containers Corner fittings
    AS 2321-1979 Short-link chain for lifting purposes (non-calibrated)

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    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS 1418.18-2001 Cranes, hoists and winches Crane runways and monorails
    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS 1418.14-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions
    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
    SA RUL CR.1-2013 Rulings to cranes, hoists and winches Standards, Ruling 1: Load testing (commissioning tests) of bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes (Ruling to AS 1418.3-1997) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.8-2008 Cranes, hoists and winches Special purpose appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4100-1998 Steel structures (Reconfirmed 2016)
    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 2550.3-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
    AS/NZS 1170.0:2002 Structural design actions General principles
    AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Unamended Hardcopy + Amendments) Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 1418.6-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
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