AS 2550.1 PDF

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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Depending on the variables of duty classification vs. The annual maintenance plan would include 3 routine maintenance services and 1 periodic inspection.

Loading and unloading 1. When completing a Major Inspection AS Mounting bolts secure Hoist emergency brake, if fitted- condition pads or shoe, adjustment and operation to ensure brake engages promptly. Critical Elements for the crane include: The requirements for checking whether critical dimensions remain within specified or acceptable tolerances should be established.

SA Regulation compliance 3. The current Australian design standards for overhead cranes were released in AS Test hoist brake function when power failure occurs during lowering.

In addition to the above include, Review of maintenance records paying particular attention to records of collisions or overloading of the crane.

Enter with social networking. The facilities management industry needs to carefully plan its education and training in response to the latest crane inspection and assessment guidelines that will bring Australia and New Zealand closer to global standards of risk management. Earthing conductor or other positive earthing means that does not require earthing through the crane wheels. Cranes, hoists and winches – safe use – Part 5: Markings include the rated capacity of the beam and a number identifying the beam as per AS Our view is that a load test can be a valuable tool to mitigate risk and should be completed if practicable.


Connection to supporting structure. Additionally cranes which can be shown to have been used at lower frequency or load magnitudes can have major inspections put off beyond the nominal design life in years.

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Major inspections are required under the following circumstances. How do I know my crane needs a major inspection? Gearboxes- gearbox has oil and condition of oil- recommended 255.1 oil samples are taken to test for presence of wear particles for gears.

Time to lift your game New crane guidelines: Standards Association of Australia Standards New Zealand 1. The frequency of inspections is subject to variances in the extent of usage of the crane s and engineering judgement. Bridge girder- lattice construction- node points, on main girder, especially, top chord centre connection, end panel, horizontal bracing between main girder and the auxiliary girder Bridge girder- plate web construction- as in box, top flange to web connection under the rail on the middle quarter of the span.

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Inspections Pre-operational Inspection This is a visual inspection and functional test that should be carried out by a competent crane operator prior to each shift during which the crane is to be used.

Any maintenance program is only effective if appropriate records are kept, and AS Crane collector az by Standards Association of Australia. Major Inspection A very comprehensive inspection that must be carried out: Measure bridge deflection and compare with calculated deflection.

Elevated work platforms 4. Telescopic handlers by Standards Australia. DWP is then used 25550.1 determine when a major inspection and subsequent general overhaul is due. Routine Inspection and Maintenance Includes visual inspection of most components of the crane, functional tests of all motions and lubrication of all moving parts.


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Where applicable exemptions from local work cover authorities may be granted to allow deviations from the Australian Standards requirements. Review current duty of crane and compare to original design and expected duty into future.

Note that AS However, if a bad detail is present, then failure may occur very early on. Apply maximum rated capacity at point of maximum deflection. Fire safety jeopardised by new Victorian plumbing regulation How frequently do I need to inspect my crane? 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.

For maintenance and inspection of hoist, bridge and gantry cranes, the individual part of the standard AS DWP is then used to determine when a major inspection and subsequent general overhaul is due.

New crane guidelines: Time to lift your game

If that information is not available, then the inspection will be based on the duty of the crane and its various components. Time to lift your game This is the default dialog which is useful for displaying information. In addition to the above include. Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions by Standards Association of Australia.

Show results 1 – 10 of Assessment for changed operation Necessary where the fundamental usage of the crane is to be or has changed.