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    Cranes - Safe use Builders’ hoists and associated equipment

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

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    Published date:  05-03-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies the requirements for the safe use of builders' hoists and associated equipment as defined in AS2549. It includes general sections on planning, selection, siting, erection and dismantling, personnel, maintenance, inspection and repair as well as sections which deal with the specific operating and testing requirements of materials-only hoists and personnel-and-material hoists. An appendix provides an example of an inspection and testing certificate. It is intended for use with AS2550.1 and AS1418.7 which specify the design requirements for such appliances.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies the requirements for the safe use of builders' hoists and associated equipment. It covers materials-only hoists and personnel and materials hoists, the scopes of which are in Sections 6 and 7 respectively.It is complementary to AS 2550.1, but the requirements specified herein shall 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If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.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 2550.7-1996. First published as AS 2550.7-1996. Incorporating: Amdt 1-1999

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

    AS 1735.9-1994 Lifts, escalators and moving walks Special purpose industrial lifts
    AS 2550.1-1993 Cranes - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 2549-1996 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Glossary of terms

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

    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    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 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS 1418.7-1999 Cranes (including hoists and winches) Builders hoists and associated equipment
    AS 2550.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - General requirements
    AS 3850-2003 Tilt-up concrete construction
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