You will need to comply with this standard if you:
- intend to design, manufacture, import or supply a crane or hoist for use at a mine
- are a responsible person at a mine and intend to install a hoist
- are the manager of a mine and intend to lift loads with a crane.
This standard specifies the general requirements for cranes, hoists, winches, and their components, and appliances intended to carry out similar functions, as defined in AS 2549 and ISO 4306 (series).