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AS/NZS 1576.4:2013



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Scaffolding Suspended scaffolding (Reconfirmed 2024)

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Provides manufacturers and suppliers of suspended scaffolds and accessories with requirements to ensure the proper operation of suspended scaffolds.

978 1 74342 568 8
Standards Australia

This Standard sets out requirements for the materials and design of suspended scaffolding including the supporting structure. It includes guidance on the use of suspension rigs.This Standard is complementary to AS/NZS 1576.1, but the requirements given herein take precedence over the corresponding requirements of AS/NZS 1576.1.NOTES: 1 This Standard incorporates relevant text from AS/NZS 4576 for suspended scaffolding to provide industry guidance.2 Examples of different configurations of suspended scaffolds are shown in Appendix A.3 Safety precautions that should be taken for unattended cradles are given in Appendix B.4 Operational guidance is given in Appendix C.5 Guidance on inspection and maintenance of suspended scaffolding equipment is given in Appendix D.6 Checklists for planning and installation are given in Appendix E.7 A flow chart for the different phases of selecting, installing and using a suspended scaffold are given in Appendix F.8 Cradle strength test is given in Appendix G.This Standard is applicable to all types of suspended scaffolding regardless whether the suspension rig is fixed or has horizontal movement capability.This Standard does not cover building maintenance units.

First published as AS 1576.4—1991.Revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 1576.4:2013. First published as AS 1576.4-1991. Revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 1576.4:2013.

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