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    Cranes - Safe use 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 requirements for the safe use of mast climbing work platforms as defined in AS2549. It includes sections on proposed site use criteria, site-specific considerations, supplier's information, site for erection, erection alteration and dismantling, commission testing and handover, operation and inspection testing and repair. Appendices give guidance on hazards, site inspection check list, handover certificate, record of training, operating instructions, logbook format and inspection and test format. It is intended for use with AS2550.1 and AS1418.16, which specifies the design requirements for mast climbing work platforms.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard gives practical guidance for the selection, supply, erection, alteration, dismantling, commissioning, maintenance, inspection and safe use of mast climbing work platforms. It is complementary to AS 2550.1, but the requirements given herein take precedence over the corresponding requirements of AS 2550.1.

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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If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.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 2550.16-1997.

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

    AS 1418.16-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 3998-1992 Non-destructive testing - Qualification and certification of personnel - General engineering
    AS 2550.1-1993 Cranes - Safe use - General requirements

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    AS 1418.16-1997 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Mast climbing work platforms
    AS 3533.2-2009 Amusement rides and devices Operation and maintenance
    AS 2359.2-2013 Powered industrial trucks Operations
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 3850-2003 Tilt-up concrete construction
    AS 5804.4-2010 High-voltage live working Barehand work
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