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    Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  18-03-2011

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Sets out the general requirements for the safe use of cranes, hoists and winches.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies general requirements for the safe use of cranes, hoists and winches.NOTES:1 Requirements applicable to particular types of cranes are specified in the specific parts of AS 2550.2 Requirements that are common to two or more types of cranes are contained in this Standard; therefore, some requirements contained herein do not apply to all types of cranes.

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    Committee ME-005
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    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.Third edition 2011. Originated as part of AS 2550-1982. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2550.1-1993. Second edition 2002. Third edition 2011.

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

    AS 1418.3-1997 Cranes, hoists and winches Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.17-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Design and construction of workboxes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3585-2008 End fittings for synthetic flat-webbing and round slings (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1418.16-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 1380.1-1998 Fibre-rope slings - Product specification
    AS 2550.13-1997 Cranes - Safe use Building maintenance units
    AS 2741-2002 Shackles
    AS 2841-2005 Galvanized steel wire strand (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2550.20-2005 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Self-erecting tower cranes
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 3569-2010 Steel wire ropes - Product specification
    AS 1418.18-2001 Cranes, hoists and winches Crane runways and monorails
    AS 2089-2008 Sheave blocks for lifting purposes (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1418.11-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 2550.16-1997 Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 1418.10(INT)-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Elevating work platforms
    AS 1418.2-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Serial hoists and winches
    AS 1418.15-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 1353.1-1997 Flat synthetic-webbing slings Product specification (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 3775.1-2004 Chain slings - Grade T - Product specification
    AS 2550.15-1994 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
    AS 2550.7-1996 Cranes - Safe use Builders' hoists and associated equipment
    AS 1666.1-2009 Wire-rope slings Product specification (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2319-2001 Rigging screws and turnbuckles
    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 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 2550.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Tower cranes
    AS 2317-1998 Collared eyebolts
    AS 2076-1996 Wire-rope grips for non-lifting applications
    AS 1353.2-1997 Flat synthetic-webbing slings Care and use
    AS 2550.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Telescopic handlers
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 3776-2006 Lifting components for Grade T chain slings
    AS 4497.1-1997 Roundslings - Synthetic fibre - Product specification
    AS 2321-2006 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
    AS 1418.6-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1418.14-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions
    AS 1418.12-1991 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Crane collector systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2759-2004 Steel wire rope - Use, operation and maintenance
    ISO 12482:2014 Cranes Monitoring for crane design working period
    AS 2550.6-1995 Cranes - Safe use Guided storing and retrieving appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4991-2004 Lifting devices
    AS 2318-2006 Swivels for lifting applications
    AS 3775.2-2004 Chain slings - Grade T - Care and use
    BS ISO 12482:2014 CRANES - MONITORING FOR CRANE DESIGN WORKING PERIOD
    AS 1666.2-2009 Wire-rope slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2550.3-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
    AS 1418.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches Telescopic handlers
    AS 2740-2001 Wedge-type sockets
    AS 4142.2-1993 Fibre ropes Three-strand hawser-laid and eight-strand plaited
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 1380.2-1998 Fibre-rope slings - Care and use
    AS 2550.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
    AS 1418.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Mobile cranes
    AS 1438.1-1998 Wire-coil flat slings Product specification
    AS 2550.11-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 4497.2-1997 Roundslings - Synthetic fibre - Care and use
    AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management - Principles and guidelines
    AS 1138-2008 Thimbles for wire rope (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS/NZS 1554.4:2010 Structural steel welding Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS 3777-2008 Shank hooks and large eye hooks - Maximum 60 t (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1438.2-1998 Wire-coil flat slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1418.13-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Building maintenance units
    AS 1418.8-2008 Cranes, hoists and winches Special purpose appliances (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1418.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Tower cranes
    AS 4142.1-1993 Fibre ropes Care and safe usage

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

    AS/NZS 4853:2012 Electrical hazards on metallic pipelines
    AS 2550.11:2016 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Vehicle-loading cranes
    AS 2359.2-2013 Powered industrial trucks Operations
    AS 2550.5:2016 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile cranes
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