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  • AS/NZS 3856.1:1998

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    Hoists and ramps for people with disabilities - Vehicle-mounted Product requirements (Reconfirmed 2016)

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-10-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies design and performance requirements for appliances which incorporate a platform, ramp, sling, seat or harness, for use by people with disabilities in boarding and alighting from motor vehicles. Covers only those appliances that are attached to a vehicle.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the design and performance of hoists and ramps which are intended to be installed in motor vehicles, for use by people with disabilities in boarding and alighting from motor vehicles.Freestanding hoisting appliances or appliances for hoisting unoccupied wheelchairs into or onto a motor vehicle are not included.NOTE: This Standard does not cover all of the access needs of ambulant people with disabilities using a hoist. Vertical height requirements at the hoist/vehicle interface cannot be specified due to the variable limitations imposed by vehicle design.

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    Committee ME/67
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 3856.1:2020.
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 02/09/2016.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. <a href="https://infostore.saiglobal.com/PDFReconfirmed/3856.1-1998_reconfirm.pdf">Reconfirmation Notice 02/09/2016</a>
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published in Australia as AS 3856.1-1991.
    Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3856.1:1998.
    Reconfirmed 2016.
    Originated in Australia as AS 3856.1-1991. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3856.1:1998.

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

    AS/NZS 3856.2:1998 Hoists and ramps for people with disabilities - Vehicle-mounted Installation requirements
    AS 3696.13-1991 Wheelchairs Determination of coefficient of friction of test surfaces
    AS 2019-1986 Fluid power - Hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders - Bore and rod dimensions
    AS/NZS 1554.1:2004 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS/NZS 1554.1:1995 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures
    AS 1428.1-1993 Design for access and mobility - General requirements for access - Buildings
    AS 3581-1988 Mechanical aids for patient lifting and moving - Safety requirements

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

    AS/NZS 4370:1996 Restraint of children with disabilities in motor vehicles
    AS/NZS 3856.2:1998 Hoists and ramps for people with disabilities - Vehicle-mounted Installation requirements
    AS/NZS 4370:2013 Restraint of children with disabilities, or medical conditions, in motor vehicles
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