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  • AS/NZS 1576.6:2000

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    Scaffolding Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3

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

    Superseded date:  06-03-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  25-08-2000

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 1576.6:2000 SCAFFOLDING - METAL TUBE-AND-COUPLER SCAFFOLDING-DEEMED TO COMPLY WITH AS/NZS 1576.3
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 EXCLUSIONS
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.4.1 Uplift
    7 - 1.4.2 Working face
    7 - 1.5 DUTY CLASSIFICATION
    8 - SECTION 2 COMPONENTS
    8 - 2.1 TUBES
    8 - 2.1.1 Steel tubes
    8 - 2.1.2 Aluminium tubes
    8 - 2.1.3 Mixing of tubes
    8 - 2.2 COUPLERS AND ACCESSORIES
    8 - 2.3 SCAFFOLD PLANKS
    8 - 2.4 SOLEPLATES
    9 - SECTION 3 INDEPENDENT SCAFFOLD
    9 - 3.1 STANDARDS
    9 - 3.2 LEDGERS
    9 - 3.2.1 General
    9 - 3.2.2 Joints
    10 - 3.3 TRANSOMS
    10 - 3.4 LONGITUDINAL BRACING
    10 - 3.5 TRANSVERSE BRACING
    17 - 3.6 TIES
    22 - 3.7 PUTLOGS
    22 - 3.8 WORKING PLATFORMS
    24 - 3.9 EDGE PROTECTION
    25 - SECTION 4 SINGLE-POLE SCAFFOLD
    25 - 4.1 STANDARDS
    25 - 4.2 LEDGERS
    25 - 4.3 LONGITUDINAL BRACES
    25 - 4.4 TRANSVERSE BRACES
    25 - 4.5 TIES
    25 - 4.6 PUTLOGS
    25 - 4.7 WORKING PLATFORMS
    25 - 4.8 EDGE PROTECTION
    26 - SECTION 5 SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS
    26 - 5.1 GENERAL
    26 - 5.2 BIRDCAGE SCAFFOLDS
    26 - 5.3 MOBILE SCAFFOLDS
    27 - 5.4 SLOPING WORKING PLATFORMS
    27 - 5.5 ACCESS WAYS AND BARROW RUNS
    27 - 5.5.1 General
    28 - 5.5.2 Slope
    28 - 5.5.3 Cleats
    28 - 5.6 ACCESS FOR WORKING PLATFORMS
    28 - 5.6.1 General
    28 - 5.6.2 Portable ladders
    28 - 5.6.3 Use of ladders
    29 - 5.7 EDGE PROTECTION
    29 - 5.7.1 General
    29 - 5.7.2 Guardrails
    29 - 5.7.3 Toeboards
    29 - 5.7.4 Midrails
    29 - 5.7.5 Infill
    30 - 5.7.6 Omission of edge protection
    30 - 5.7.7 Additional protection

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    Specifies requirements for unsheeted metal tube-and coupler scaffolding that does not exceed 33 m in height and is deemed to comply with the performance requirements of AS/NZS 1576.3 for light, medium and heavy duty loads. The Standard does not apply to prefabricated (modular) scaffolds and scaffolding installations that require specific engineering design to establish the strength of any part of the scaffold or the adequacy of the supporting structure.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for unsheeted metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding that does not exceed 33 m in height and is deemed to comply with the performance requirements of AS/NZS 1576.3 for light, medium and heavy duty loads.

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    Committee BD-036
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 1576-1974.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.3 Supplement 1-1991.Jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 1576.6:2000. First published as AS 1576-1974. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.3 Supplement 1-1991. Jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 1576.6:2000.

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

    AS/NZS 2269:1994 Plywood - Structural
    AS 1892.2-1992 Portable ladders Timber (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS 1577-1993 Scaffold planks
    AS/NZS 1892.1:1996 Portable ladders Metal
    AS 1576.2-1991 Scaffolding - Couplers and accessories
    AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
    AS/NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for scaffolding
    AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements

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

    AS/NZS 1576.2:2016 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
    AS/NZS 4994.1(INT):2004 Temporary roof edge protection for housing and residential buildings General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.2:2009 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
    AS/NZS 4994.2:2009 Temporary edge protection Roof edge protection - Installation and dismantling
    AS 3610.1-2010 Formwork for concrete Documentation and surface finish
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS/NZS 4994.1:2009 Temporary edge protection General requirements
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