Australian Standard AS 1418 Cranes (Including Hoists and Winches) - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a tow truck which has a crane fitted to it. The design, construction and marking of any crane fitted to your tow truck along with its attachments and supporting structure must comply with this standard.

This standard specifies the essential guidelines for the design, construction and testing of cranes, hoists and winches. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required by your business.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 WA

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

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Enquiries, Vehicle Safety and Standards Section

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 21 Murray Road South
Western Australia 6106
Phone: 13 11 56
Fax: 08 9216 3899