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AS 2550.16-1997



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Cranes - Safe use Mast climbing work platforms

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Specifies the requirements for the safe use of mast climbing work platforms as defined in AS2549. It includes sections on proposed site use criteria, site-specific considerations, supplier's information, site for erection, erection alteration and dismantling, commission testing and handover, operation and inspection testing and repair. Appendices give guidance on hazards, site inspection check list, handover certificate, record of training, operating instructions, logbook format and inspection and test format. It is intended for use with AS2550.1 and AS1418.16, which specifies the design requirements for mast climbing work platforms.

This Standard gives practical guidance for the selection, supply, erection, alteration, dismantling, commissioning, maintenance, inspection and safe use of mast climbing work platforms. It is complementary to AS 2550.1, but the requirements given herein take precedence over the corresponding requirements of AS 2550.1.

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Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
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First published as AS 2550.16-1997.

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