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


You will need 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.

These standards cover the design, manufacture, use or testing of different types of cranes, hoists, winches, and their components, associated equipment and appliances which are intended to carry out similar functions.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

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