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  • AS/NZS 4535:1999

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    Ambulance restraint systems

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-02-1999

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 4535:1999 AMBULANCE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 OBJECTIVE
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.4.1 Ambulance
    6 - 1.4.2 Anchorage
    6 - 1.4.3 Anchor point
    6 - 1.4.4 Compartment door
    6 - 1.4.5 Equipment
    7 - 1.4.6 g
    7 - 1.4.7 Patient
    7 - 1.4.8 Restraint system
    7 - 1.4.9 Shall
    7 - 1.4.10 Should
    8 - SECTION 2 DESIGN AND INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 2.1 GENERAL
    8 - 2.2 EQUIPMENT STORAGE
    8 - 2.2.1 Storage
    8 - 2.2.2 Labelling each internal compartment
    8 - 2.3 SEATING
    8 - 2.4 SEAT BELTS
    8 - 2.5 CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE
    8 - 2.6 WHEELCHAIR ACCOMMODATION
    8 - 2.7 RESTRAINT SYSTEM FOR STRETCHER OCCUPANT
    9 - SECTION 3 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    9 - 3.1 GENERAL
    9 - 3.2 ANCHORAGES
    9 - 3.3 EQUIPMENT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
    9 - 3.4 RESTRAINT SYSTEM FOR OCCUPANT TO STRETCHER AND STRETCHER TO AMBULANCE
    9 - 3.5 COMPARTMENT DOORS
    9 - 3.6 DYNAMIC TESTING
    11 - APPENDIX A - PERFORMANCE TESTING - STATIC
    11 - A1 SCOPE
    11 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    11 - A3 APPARATUS
    11 - A4 PROCEDURE FOR TESTING WALL, CEILING AND FLOOR ANCHORAGE POINTS
    12 - A5 PROCEDURE FOR TESTING STORAGE COMPARTMENT DOORS
    12 - A6 REPORT
    13 - APPENDIX B - PERFORMANCE TESTING-DYNAMIC
    13 - B1 SCOPE
    13 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    13 - B3 APPARATUS
    13 - B4 TEST SAMPLES
    13 - B5 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMEN
    14 - B6 TEST PROCEDURES
    14 - B7 REPORT
    16 - APPENDIX C - CALIBRATION OF THE DYNAMIC TEST RIG
    16 - C1 SCOPE
    16 - C2 PROCEDURE
    16 - C3 FRONTAL
    16 - C3.1 50th percentile manikin
    16 - C3.2 95th percentile manikin
    16 - C4 LATERAL (SIDEWAYS)
    16 - C4.1 50th percentile manikin
    16 - C4.2 95th percentile manikin

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides requirements for restraining patients, occupants and equipment sharing the same interior space in motor vehicles specifically designed as, or modified and converted into, ambulances.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard applies to motor vehicles specifically designed as, or modified and converted into, ambulances for the transportation of occupants and equipment. The Standard specifies the requirements for restraining equipment and occupants sharing the same interior space. It may not be possible under all conditions to restrain occupants in the ideal configuration.

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    Committee ME/48
    Development Note Standard has been given Pending Revision status.
    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/NZS 4535:1999.

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

    AS 2942-1994 Wheelchair occupant restraint assemblies for motor vehicles
    AS/NZS 2596:1995 Seat belt assemblies for motor vehicles

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

    AS/NZS 4370:1996 Restraint of children with disabilities in motor vehicles
    AS/NZS 4370:2013 Restraint of children with disabilities, or medical conditions, in motor vehicles
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