AS 2550: Cranes, Hoists and Winches - Safe Use - South Australia

Description

You may need to comply with these standards to use a crane, hoist, or building maintenance unit at your workplace.

These standard provide the essential guidelines for the design, construction and testing of cranes, hoists and winches. The crane, hoist or unit must be maintained, inspected and operated in accordance with the written instructions of the designer or manufacturer, or where it is not practical to obtain those instructions, in accordance with this standard.

This standard comprises:

  • AS 2550.1 - 2011 General requirements
  • AS 2550.3 - 2002 Bridge, gantry, portal (including container cranes) and jib cranes
  • AS 2550.4 - 2004 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Tower cranes
  • AS 2550.5 - 2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile cranes
  • AS 2550.6 - 1995 Cranes - Safe use - Guided storing and retrieving appliances
  • AS 2550.7 - 1996 Cranes - Safe use - Builders' hoists and associated equipment
  • AS 2550.9 - 1996 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle hoists
  • AS 2550.10 - 2006 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Mobile elevating work platforms
  • AS 2550.11 - 2016 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Vehicle-loading cranes
  • AS 2550.13 - 1997 Cranes - Safe use - Building maintenance units
  • AS 2550.15 - 2019 Cranes - Safe use - Concrete placing equipment
  • AS 2550.16 - 1997 Cranes - Safe use - Mast climbing work platforms
  • AS 2550.19 - 2007 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Telescopic handlers
  • AS 2550.20 - 2005 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use - Self-erecting tower cranes.

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Service type

Code of Practice

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Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Licensing Unit

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SafeWork SA

Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au