Australian Standard AS 2550 Cranes - Safe Use - Western Australia

Description

You may need to comply with these standards if you intend 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 - 2002 Cranes, Hoists and Winches - Safe Use - General Requirements
  • AS 2550.3 - 2002 Cranes, Hoists and Winches - Safe Use - 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 / NZS 2550.9:1996 Cranes - Safe Use - Vehicle Hoists
  • AS 2550.10 - 2006 Cranes, Hoists and Winches - Safe Use - Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • AS 2550.11 - 2004 Cranes, Hoists and Winches - Safe Use - Vehicle-loading Cranes
  • AS 2550.13 - 1997 Cranes - Safe Use - Building Maintenance Units
  • AS 2550.15 - 1994 Cranes - Safe Use - Concrete Placing Equipment
  • AS 2550.16 - 1997 Cranes - Safe use - Mast Climbing Work Platforms

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.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

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General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)