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 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.

Other resources

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

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Vehicle Safety and Standards

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 21 Murray Street South
Welshpool, Western Australia 6106
Phone: 1300 660 147
Fax: 08 9216 3899