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    Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use Tower cranes

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  24-03-2004

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for the safe use of tower cranes, covering planning, selection, siting, personnel, inspection, testing, erection, dismantling, personnel safety, operation, maintenance and repair. Appendices provide typical inspection and testing certificates as well as inspection testing check sheets.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for the safe use of tower cranes. NOTES: 1 Typical examples of tower cranes are given in AS 1418.4. 2 Power-driven mobile cranes fitted with tower attachments are not within the Scope of this Standard (see AS 2550.5). 3 Offshore cranes are not within the Scope of this Standard.

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    Committee ME-005
    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If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.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 part of AS 2550-1982.
    Previous edition AS 2550.40-2001.
    Second edition 2004. Originated as part of AS 2550-1982. Previous edition AS 2550.4-2001. Second edition 2004.

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

    AS 2550.5-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
    AS/NZS 1891.4:2000 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Selection, use and maintenance
    ISO/TR 27245:2007 Cranes Tower cranes International Standards for design, manufacture, use and maintenance requirements and recommendations
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS/NZS 1891.1:1995 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Safety belts and harnesses
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms
    AS 1418.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Tower cranes
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General 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) (incorporating Amdt 1)
    AS/NZS 3000:2000 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)

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

    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Selection, use and maintenance
    AS 1418.4-2004 Cranes, hoists and winches Tower cranes
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
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