AS 3850 Tilt-up Concrete Construction - Western Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer, main contractor or self-employed person and intend undertake any tilt-up work. Tilt-up work includes the:

  • manufacture, transport, cranage, temporary storage, erection or temporary bracing of a concrete panel
  • fixing of a concrete panel for the incorporation of the panel as a wall
  • removal of temporary bracing of a concrete panel.

This standard sets out the requirements for the planning, design, casting, transportation and erection of tilt-up panels. Tilt-up panels are essentially flat concrete panels; cast in a horizontal position, usually on-site; initially lifted by rotation about one edge until in a vertical or near-vertical position; transported and lifted into position if necessary; and then stabilised by bracing members until incorporated into the final structure.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All AS 3850-2003 Tilt-up Concrete Construction (Opens in new window) Important

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

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