AS Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements ( FOREIGN STANDARD). Available for Subscriptions. Content Provider. AS Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – General requirements. standard by Standards Australia, 01/01/ View all product details. Visit our website and learn more about AS standards.

Author: Voodoonris Akinojinn
Country: Belgium
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 25 September 2012
Pages: 252
PDF File Size: 5.23 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.79 Mb
ISBN: 928-5-65835-642-4
Downloads: 88568
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tygozshura

Should the crane owner inspect or maintain the crane at a frequency interval greater than recommended by the manufacturer or the competent person, then a thorough risk assessment of the rationale and control processes shall be conducted, implemented and audited to ensure compliance.

New crane guidelines: Time to lift your game

Fire safety and your facility Please click mouse on question of interest to view the answer. Connection to supporting structure. An assessment can be made on the actual duty being performed and then compare that to recommended maintenance inspection frequencies given in AS What is the definition of a Third Party? Cross travel cross beam lower flanges for damage or cracking and connections to end carriages.

It is recommended to have a third party review your maintenance programme periodically to ensure that you are meeting the requirements and keeping your Crane in optimum condition. Alternatively, the crane owner can assess what those frequencies should be according to the known maintenance records of the crane. Marking shall be of sufficient size to be legible from the working area below the beam.


You need to ensure that the requirements of your environment are being taken into account, and that the operating conditions of your Crane has not changed in recent times.

Using the emergency stop is only satisfactory if it sufficiently simulates the condition of power failure. Rails- minimal say 3 -5 mm maximum burring of rails heads, rails clips are in place and tight, snug blocks in place.

Review current duty of crane and compare to original design and expected duty into future. Mechanical Hoist rope condition Hoist brakes- condition of pads or shoes, adjustment; ensure adjusted to correct torque setting to suit duty of hoist.

Iceage incorporate this strategy right from the start to save on the costs of initial inspections. Should the crane have its duty increased Should 2550.1 crane be recommissioned or relocated. The Australian Crane Standards do not specifically require load testing as part of a Major Inspection.

While the rated ax is held by the main hoist. The current Australian design standards for overhead cranes were released in AS Design and construction of workboxes by Standards Association of Australia. New provisions are introduced to this assessment. When an old crane is to be re-commissioned, and Cranes, that are to be upgraded or modified.

Another key area of change is the requirement to ascertain the remaining design working period DWP according to processes and calculations summarised in a new section 9 of AS In later life, the frequency may reduce to 12 or 6 months.

What should a service include? Home New crane guidelines: Electrical Hoist limits, working and top limits. Mounting bolts secure Hoist emergency brake, if fitted- condition pads or ae, adjustment and operation to ensure brake engages promptly. Monorails shall be marked in a permanent manner with the following information: Major Inspection A very comprehensive inspection that must be carried out: Again the Australian Crane Standards do not require load testing for an annual inspection.


Counters and manual documentation OR Estimation based on a special documentation process. Initial inspection frequency should not be greater ws 2 years. The standard goes on to give an example of what a typical inspection and testing certificate may look like.

Library Safework OPAC – Results

Routine Inspection and Maintenance Includes visual inspection of most ae of the crane, functional tests of all motions and lubrication of all moving parts.

Requirements for cranes subject to arduous working conditions by Standards Association of Australia. If DWP is not estimated according to this process, then the major inspection interval is to be reduced to two-thirds of design life or, if this is 255.1, to a maximum of 7 years. Therefore a general overhaul may not be necessary if the utilisation shows that the crane, based on its original design capabilities has not been fully utilised.

What upgrades or updates should I include in a major inspection? Loading and unloading 1. How frequently do I need to inspect my crane? Fire 250.1 jeopardised by new Victorian plumbing regulation