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AS/NZS 1576.1:1995

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Scaffolding General requirements

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Superseded date

25-06-2021

Language(s)

English

Published date

05-01-1995

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1 - AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 SCAFFOLDING - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
6 - 1.1 SCOPE
6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
7 - 1.3.1 Access platform
7 - 1.3.2 Baseplate
7 - 1.3.3 Bay
7 - 1.3.4 Brace
7 - 1.3.5 Castor
7 - 1.3.6 Catch platform
8 - 1.3.7 Cradle
8 - 1.3.8 Guardrailing
8 - 1.3.9 Landing
8 - 1.3.10 Ledger
8 - 1.3.11 Lift
8 - 1.3.12 Loading bay
8 - 1.3.13 Platform
8 - 1.3.14 Platform bracket
8 - 1.3.15 Putlog
8 - 1.3.16 Scaffold
8 - 1.3.17 Scaffold plank
8 - 1.3.18 Soleplate
8 - 1.3.19 Spur
8 - 1.3.20 Standard
8 - 1.3.21 Strut
8 - 1.3.22 Supporting structure
8 - 1.3.23 Tie
8 - 1.3.24 Transom
8 - 1.3.25 Working load limit
8 - 1.3.26 Working platform
8 - 1.4 TYPES OF SCAFFOLD
10 - SECTION 2 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
10 - 2.1 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
10 - 2.2 BASIS OF DESIGN
10 - 2.3 LOAD COMBINATIONS
10 - 2.3.1 General
10 - 2.3.2 Tube mix
11 - 2.4 DESIGN LOADS
11 - 2.4.1 Dead load
11 - 2.4.2 Environmental loads
11 - 2.4.3 Live loads
12 - 2.5 SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
12 - 2.5.1 General
12 - 2.5.2 Strengthening of supporting structure
12 - 2.5.3 Soleplates
12 - 2.6 BRACING MEMBERS
13 - 2.7 STABILITY OF FREESTANDING SCAFFOLDS
13 - 2.8 ANCHORAGE AND TIE ASSEMBLIES
13 - 2.8.1 General
14 - 2.8.2 Location of ties
14 - 2.8.3 Strength of ties
14 - 2.8.4 Drilled-in anchorages
14 - 2.9 STEEL WIRE ROPE
14 - 2.10 FIBRE ROPE
14 - 2.11 STEEL CHAIN
14 - 2.12 ECCENTRIC LOADING OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS
14 - 2.12.1 General
14 - 2.12.2 Standards
14 - 2.12.3 Spurs and braces
14 - 2.13 DESIGN OF LEDGERS, PUTLOGS AND TRANSOMS
15 - 2.14 DESIGN OF STANDARDS AND SPURS
15 - 2.14.1 Platform loads on standards or spurs
15 - 2.14.2 Effective length of standards at base of scaffold
15 - 2.14.3 Effective length of struts
16 - SECTION 3 OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
16 - 3.1 WORKING PLATFORM
16 - 3.1.1 General
16 - 3.1.2 Dimensions
16 - 3.2 ACCESS PLATFORM
16 - 3.3 CATCH PLATFORM
16 - 3.4 SLOPE OF PLATFORMS
16 - 3.4.1 Working platforms
16 - 3.4.2 Access platform
17 - 3.5 EDGE PROTECTION
17 - 3.5.1 General
17 - 3.5.2 Toeboards
17 - 3.5.3 Guardrailings
17 - 3.5.4 Mesh screens
17 - 3.5.5 Omission of edge protection
18 - 3.5.6 Additional protection
18 - 3.6 ACCESS TO AND EGRESS FROM WORKING PLATFORMS
18 - 3.6.1 General
18 - 3.6.2 Permanently installed access
18 - 3.6.3 Temporary stairways
18 - 3.6.4 Portable ladders
19 - 3.7 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MOBILE SCAFFOLDS
19 - 3.7.1 Castors
19 - 3.7.2 Supporting structure
19 - 3.7.3 Additional bracing
19 - 3.8 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PLATFORM BRACKETS
19 - 3.8.1 General
19 - 3.8.2 Width of platform
19 - 3.8.3 Positioning of brackets
19 - 3.8.4 Provision of additional platforms
19 - 3.9 TUBE EXTENSION

Sets out design and operational requirements for scaffolding, except trestle scaffolding, portable ladders intended to be used as working platforms and elevating working platforms.

This Standard sets out design and operational requirements for scaffolding, except trestle scaffolding, portable ladders intended to be used as working platforms and elevating working platforms.

Committee
BD-036
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 9410 1
Pages
14
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published as part of AS 1576-1974.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.1-1991.Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 1576.1:1995. First published as part of AS 1576-1974. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.1-1991. Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 1576.1:1995.

AS 1720.1-1988 Timber structures (known as the SAA Timber Structures Code) - Design methods
AS 2121-1979 The design of earthquake-resistant buildings (known as the SAA Earthquake Code)
AS 1892.2-1992 Portable ladders Timber (Reconfirmed 2022)
AS 1892.1-1986 Portable ladders - Metal
AS 1170.2-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) Wind loads
AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures Design methods
AS 1170.3-1990 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Snow loads
AS 4142.2-1993 Fibre ropes Three-strand hawser-laid and eight-strand plaited
AS 1554.1-1985 Structural steel welding (known as the SAA Structural Steel Welding Code) - Welding of steel structures
AS 1538-1988 Cold-formed Steel Structures Code
AS/NZS 1665:2004 Welding of aluminium structures (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding - Suspended scaffolding
AS/NZS 1554.1:2004 Structural steel welding Welding of steel structures
AS/NZS 1892.1:1996 Portable ladders Metal
AS 4100-1998 Steel structures (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 2321-1979 Short-link chain for lifting purposes (non-calibrated)
AS 1577-1993 Scaffold planks
AS 2321-2006 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
AS 1576.2-1991 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
AS 4100-1990 Steel structures
AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural design actions Wind actions
AS 1665-1992 Welding of aluminium structures
AS 1170.1-1981 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) Dead and live loads
AS 3569-1989 Steel wire ropes
AS 1250-1981 The use of steel in structures (known as the SAA Steel Structures Code)
AS 1664-1979 Rules for the use of aluminium in structures (known as the SAA Aluminium Structures Code) (incorporating Corrig.)

AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
AS/NZS 4431:1996 Guidelines for safe working on new lift installations in new constructions
AS/NZS 1576.2:2009 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
AS/NZS 4994.2:2009 Temporary edge protection Roof edge protection - Installation and dismantling
AS 3610.1-2010 Formwork for concrete Documentation and surface finish
AS/NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for scaffolding
AS/NZS 1576.6:2000 Scaffolding Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3
AS/NZS 1170.0:2002 Structural design actions General principles
AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
AS/NZS 1170.1 SUPP 1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions - Commentary (Supplement to AS/NZS 1170.1:2002) (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding - Suspended scaffolding
AS/NZS 1576.5:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated splitheads and trestles
AS/NZS 4994.3:2010 Temporary edge protection Installation and dismantling for edges other than roof edges
AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
AS 1576.2-1991 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
AS/NZS 4994.1:2009 Temporary edge protection General requirements
AS 6001-1999 Working platforms for housing construction

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