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AS Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements ( FOREIGN STANDARD). Available for Subscriptions. Content Provider. AS Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements. standard by Standards Australia, 01/01/ View all product details. Visit our website and learn more about AS standards.

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An interpretation of this is that the company or employer must ensure that they have taken all reasonable steps to make sure that personnel who are performing work on overhead cranes have been adequately trained.

Mobile elevating work platforms by Standards Australia International. One of the major areas of change and safety reinforcement focused on by the latest standards relate to consistency and frequency of inspections specified in Standard Assessment for changed operation Necessary where the fundamental usage of the crane is to be or has changed. Following significant structural or hoist drive modifications or repairs. SA Regulation compliance 3.

When the rated capacity of a hoist is not matched to that of the beam, the hoist and the beam shall be marked with the lesser-rated capacity, as appropriate. For example, Defects found during the pre-operational inspection shall be recorded in the logbook and reported to a responsible person.


These outline the safe use of cranes and maintenance requirements, as well as adding a new section that specifies methods to monitor design duty and introduce the concept of design working period. The current Australian design standards for overhead cranes were released in AS Where applicable exemptions from local work cover authorities may be granted to allow deviations from the Australian Standards requirements.

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Never before have operators of cranes 255.01 required to know so much about the condition, safety and traceability of maintenance of their cranes. Prepare an accurate and complete report of all test results.

Shopping Cart 0 item. This is a visual inspection and functional test that should be carried out by a competent crane operator prior 250.1 each shift during which the crane is to be used.

AS – Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements (FOREIGN STANDARD)

Standards Australia International 9. The new standards and technologies are game changers for the crane industry.

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Therefore a general overhaul may not be necessary if the utilisation shows that the crane, based on its original design capabilities has not been fully utilised. Gearboxes- gearbox has oil and condition of oil- recommended periodic oil samples are taken to test for presence of wear particles for gears. In particular, the latest standard focuses on areas such as: Monorails shall be marked in a permanent manner with the following information: Elevated work platforms 4.

Crane runways and monorails by Standards Association of Australia.

Relevance Title Author Year. The dialog window can be moved, resized and closed with the ‘x’ icon. Markings include the rated capacity of the beam and a number identifying the beam as per AS The safety factor ranges between 1.

For crane railways and monorails, according to AS Fire safety and your facility Cranes including hoists and winches – Part Manual crane control- joysticks or buttons, pendant or fixed- checked functionality, return to neutral function is operable.