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    Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Telescopic handlers

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-10-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2550.19-2007 CRANES, HOISTS AND WINCHES-SAFE USE - TELESCOPIC HANDLERS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.3.1 Competent person
    7 - 1.3.2 Critical component
    7 - 1.3.3 Shall
    7 - 1.3.4 Should
    7 - 1.4 INSTRUCTIONS
    7 - 1.5 COMPETENCY OF PERSONNEL
    7 - 1.6 RISK ASSESSMENT
    8 - SECTION 2 PLANNING
    9 - SECTION 3 SELECTION
    10 - SECTION 4 SITING
    10 - 4.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    10 - 4.2 EXCAVATIONS AND EMBANKMENTS
    10 - 4.3 SOFT SURFACES
    10 - 4.4 RIVERBED, TIDAL OR FLOODWATER AREAS
    11 - 4.5 WORKING OVER CELLARS, GROUND CAVITIES OR UNDERGROUND SERVICES
    11 - 4.6 WORKING ON STRUCTURES
    11 - 4.7 WIND
    11 - 4.8 EXHAUST GAS
    11 - 4.9 PROXIMITY OF HAZARDS AND VISIBILITY
    11 - 4.9.1 Proximity of hazards
    11 - 4.9.2 Visibility
    12 - 4.10 ENVIRONMENTAL RESTRICTIONS
    13 - SECTION 5 OPERATION
    13 - 5.1 GENERAL
    13 - 5.2 OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
    13 - 5.2.1 General
    13 - 5.2.2 Operating instructions
    14 - 5.3 OPERATION MANAGEMENT
    15 - 5.4 TRAVELLING WITH LOADS (PICK-AND-CARRY)
    15 - 5.4.1 General
    15 - 5.4.2 Route
    15 - 5.4.3 Out of level operation
    15 - 5.4.4 Lateral slopes
    17 - 5.4.5 Freely suspended loads
    17 - 5.5 COMMUNICATION OF IRREGULARITIES
    18 - 5.6 TRANSPORTATION
    18 - 5.6.1 Securing of telehandler
    18 - 5.7 WORKING IN PROXIMITY TO AERIAL CONDUCTORS (OVERHEAD POWER LINES)
    18 - 5.7.1 General
    19 - 5.7.2 Precautions when operating near live aerial conductors
    19 - 5.7.3 Separation distances and risk controls
    23 - 5.7.4 Aerial conductors contact
    25 - SECTION 6 MAINTENANCE, INSPECTION AND REPAIR
    25 - 6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    25 - 6.2 GENERAL
    26 - 6.3 MAINTENANCE
    26 - 6.4 INSPECTIONS
    26 - 6.4.1 General
    26 - 6.4.2 Pre-operation inspection
    27 - 6.4.3 Routine inspection
    28 - 6.4.4 Periodic inspections
    29 - 6.4.5 Major inspection
    30 - 6.5 REPAIRS
    30 - 6.6 RECORDS
    31 - APPENDIX A - MAJOR INSPECTION CHECKLIST
    31 - A1 SCOPE
    31 - A2 APPLICATION
    31 - A3 NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING CHECKLIST
    39 - APPENDIX B - SAMPLE LOGBOOK
    43 - APPENDIX C - CHECKLIST TO DETERMINE SUITABILITY OF MANUFACTURER'S INSTRUCTIONS
    43 - C1 SCOPE
    43 - C2 APPLICATION
    45 - APPENDIX D - INSPECTION FLOW CHARTS
    45 - D1 SCOPE
    45 - D2 APPLICATION

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    Specifies requirements for the safe use of telescopic handlers. It includes sections on planning, selection, siting, operation, maintenance, inspection and repairs.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the safe use of telescopic handlers (hereinafter referred to as telehandlers), as defined in AS 1418.19. It is complementary to AS 2550.1, but the requirements given herein take precedence over the corresponding requirements of AS 2550.1. Telehandlers are also known as variable reach trucks and multi-purpose handlers.

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

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 2550.19-2007.

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

    AS 1418.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches Telescopic handlers
    AS 2550.10-2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Mobile elevating work platforms
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 1418.10(INT)-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Elevating work platforms
    AS/NZS 4804:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems - General guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements

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    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS 1418.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches Telescopic handlers
    AS/NZS 4853:2012 Electrical hazards on metallic pipelines
    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 3533.2-2009 Amusement rides and devices Operation and maintenance
    AS 2359.2-2013 Powered industrial trucks Operations
    AS 5804.4-2010 High-voltage live working Barehand work
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