Australian Standard AS 1735 Australian Standard for Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a ship registered in Australia, or any ship in the territorial sea of Australia.

All lifts aboard must comply with this standard. Please note that this standard applies subject to certain modifications in the Marine Orders - Part 12. In the case of ships built overseas, it is sufficient if the lifts comply with an alternative national standard acceptable to the agency.

All tests required by the standard must be performed and witnessed by a surveyor from the agency before the lift is put into the service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 12 (Construction - subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations) 2016 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division


Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795000

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