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    Powered industrial trucks Operations

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  13-02-2013

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements, for the operation, maintenance, repair and modification of self-propelled industrial trucks and their attachments as defined in AS2359.7 and gives guidance for the design of workplaces in which they are used.

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    This Standard specifies requirements, for the operation, maintenance, repair and modification of self-propelled industrial trucks (hereafter also referred to as trucks) and their attachments as defined in AS 2359.7 and gives guidance for the design of workplaces in which they are used. This Standard applies to the following:(a) Industrial counterbalanced trucks.(b) Reach trucks with retractable mast or retractable fork arm carriage.(c) Straddle trucks.(d) Pallet-stacking trucks.(e) High-lift platform trucks.(f) Trucks with elevating operator position up to 1200 mm.(g) Trucks with elevating operator position above 1200 mm.(h) Side-loading trucks (one side only).(i) Lateral-stacking trucks (both sides), and lateral- and front-stacking trucks (turret).(j) Powered pallet trucks.(k) Four way directional and multi directional trucks.(l) Tractors with a drawbar pull up to and including 20 000 N.(m) Rough-terrain counterbalanced trucks.(n) Reach stackers.(o) Industrial variable reach trucks.(p) Articulated counterbalance trucks.NOTES: 1 Dynamic stability safety requirements are included in this Standard.2 The design and manufacture of trucks is covered by AS 2359.1 and AS 2359.6.3 This Standard does not cover the following:(a) Tow tractors with a capacity greater than 20 kN.(b) Manually propelled trucks. (c) Rough terrain reach stackers (container handlers).(d) Rough terrain variable reach trucks (rough terrain tele-handlers).

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    Committee ME-026
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Originated as AS 1280—1972.Previous edition AS 2359.2—1985.Third edition 2013. Originated as AS 1280-1972. Previous edition AS 2359.2-1985. Third edition 2013.

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

    AS 2359.12-1996 Powered industrial trucks Hazardous areas
    ISO/TS 3691-8:2012 Industrial trucks Safety requirements and verification Part 8: Regional requirements for countries outside the European Community
    AS 2550.11-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2359.18-2008 Powered industrial trucks - Stability tests for industrial variable-reach trucks
    AS 2746-2008 Working areas for gas-fuelled vehicles
    AS 2359.17-2008 Powered industrial trucks Stability tests for rough terrain trucks (ISO 8379:1998, MOD)
    AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1680.2.4:1997 Interior lighting Industrial tasks and processes
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 2402.2.2-2005 Traction batteries - Lead-acid Valve-regulated cells - Installation and usage (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 2359.7-1995 Powered industrial trucks - Terminology
    AS 2359.14-2005 Powered industrial trucks Fork arms - Technical characteristics and testing
    AS 4564-2011 Specification for general purpose natural gas
    AS 1735.14-1998 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Low-rise platforms for passengers
    PD ISO/TS 3691-8:2012 INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND VERIFICATION - PART 8: REGIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
    AS 2359.11-1995 Powered industrial trucks Fork-lift trucks - Hook-on type fork arms and fork carriers - Mounting dimensions
    AS 1735.1-2003 Lifts, escalators and moving walks General requirements
    AS/NZS 1596:2008 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS 2550.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Telescopic handlers
    AS 2359.10-1995 Powered industrial trucks Fork-lift trucks - Hook-on type fork arms - Vocabulary
    AS 1055.2-1997 Acoustics - Description and measurement of environmental noise Application to specific situations
    AS 1735.15-2002 Lifts, escalators, and moving walks Low-rise passenger lifts - Non-automatically controlled
    AS 2359.1-1995 Powered industrial trucks - General requirements
    AS 2550.13-1997 Cranes - Safe use Building maintenance units
    AS 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 1735.3-2002 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electrohydraulic
    AS 2550.15-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 2359.6-1995 Powered industrial trucks - Safety code
    AS 4983-2010 Gas fuel systems for forklifts and industrial engines
    AS 2359.16-2005 Powered industrial trucks Safety signs and hazard pictorials - General principles
    AS 2359.9-2006 Powered industrial trucks Overhead guards - Specification and testing (, MOD) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1735.11-1986 SAA Lift Code Fire-rated landing doors
    AS 2359.15-2005 Powered industrial trucks Fork-arm extensions and telescopic fork arms - Technical characteristics and strength requirements
    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 1269.1:2005 Occupational noise management Measurement and assessment of noise immission and exposure (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2359.19-2008 Powered industrial trucks - Additional stability tests for industrial variable-reach trucks handling freight containers of length 6 m and above
    AS 2359.13-2005 Powered industrial trucks Brake performance and component strength
    AS 3713-1989 Acoustics - Industrial trucks - Noise measurement
    AS 1735.12-1999 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Facilities for persons with disabilities
    AS 1735.16-1993 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Lifts for persons with limited mobility - Restricted use - Automatically controlled
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 2402.1.2-2005 Traction batteries - Lead-acid Vented cells - Installation and usage (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 1269.2:2005 Occupational noise management Noise control management (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Selection, use and maintenance
    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS 1735.17-1995 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Lifts for people with limited mobility - Restricted use - Water-drive
    AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed.1.0(2008) MOD)
    AS 1735.2-2001 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electric

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    AS 1940:2017 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids
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