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  • AS 2550.1-2002

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    Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements

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    Superseded date:  24-06-2021

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    Published date:  01-01-2002

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the minimum requirements for the safe use of cranes. It also specifies requirements for planning, selection, siting, erection and dismantling, operation, maintenance, inspection and repair of cranes.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies general requirements for the safe use of cranes, hoists and winches. Where this Standard uses the word ‘crane’ it shall be taken to mean ‘hoist’, ‘winch’ or components as defined in AS 2549.

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    Committee ME-005
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS 2550-1982.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2550.1-1993.Second edition 2002. First published as part of AS 2550-1982. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2550.1-1993. Second edition 2002.

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

    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 2550.7-1996 Cranes - Safe use Builders' hoists and associated equipment
    AS 1418.8-1989 Cranes (including hoists and winches) (known as the SAA Crane Code) - Special purpose appliances
    AS 2550.6-1995 Cranes - Safe use Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2550.4-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Tower cranes
    AS 2076-1996 Wire-rope grips for non-lifting applications
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS/NZS 1554.4:1995 Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS/NZS 4360:2004 Risk management
    AS/NZS 2550.9:1996 Cranes - Safe use Vehicle hoists
    AS 2550.5-1993 Cranes - Safe use - Mobile and vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 1418.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Mobile cranes
    AS 1418.1-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - General requirements
    AS 2550.10-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Elevating work platforms
    AS 2550.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
    AS/NZS 1554.1:2004 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures
    AS 2550.3-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
    AS 1418.17-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Design and construction of workboxes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 1418.8-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Special purpose appliances
    AS/NZS 1554.6:1994 Structural steel welding - Welding stainless steels for structural purposes
    AS/NZS 1554.5:1995 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures subject to high levels of fatigue loading
    AS 1418.5-1995 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Mobile and vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2550.13-1997 Cranes - Safe use Building maintenance units
    AS 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms
    AS/NZS 1554.2:2003 Structural steel welding Stud welding (steel studs to steel)
    AS 2550.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Tower cranes
    AS/NZS 1554.5:2004 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures subject to high levels of fatigue loading
    AS/NZS 1554.4:2004 Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS/NZS 1891.1:1995 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Safety belts and harnesses
    AS 2550.15-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
    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 4360:1999 Risk management
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS/NZS 4804:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems - General guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 1554.3:2002 Structural steel welding - Welding of reinforcing steel
    AS/NZS 1554.1:2000 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2550.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Tower cranes
    AS 1418.3-1997 Cranes, hoists and winches Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS 1418.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Mobile cranes
    AS 2550.7-1996 Cranes - Safe use Builders' hoists and associated equipment
    AS 2550.15-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 2550.6-1995 Cranes - Safe use Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2550.11-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 3533.3-2003 Amusement rides and devices In-service inspection
    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/NZS 2550.9:1996 Cranes - Safe use Vehicle hoists
    AS 4991-2004 Lifting devices
    AS 1418.11-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2550.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Telescopic handlers
    AS 2550.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
    AS 2550.20-2005 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Self-erecting tower cranes
    AS 2550.3-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
    AS 1418.2-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Serial hoists and winches
    AS 3533.2-2009 Amusement rides and devices Operation and maintenance
    AS/NZS 1418.9:1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Vehicle hoists
    AS 1418.11-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 1418.13-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Building maintenance units
    AS 1418.17-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Design and construction of workboxes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.8-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Special purpose appliances
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 3850-2003 Tilt-up concrete construction
    AS 5804.4-2010 High-voltage live working Barehand work
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