australian standardS

as3775.1-2014

periodic inspection guide for alloy chain slings - grade 80 (t) & 100 (v)

01 - 05 LIFT CYCLES PER WEEK   -   INSPECTION REQUIRED 12 MONTHLY

06 - 25 LIFT CYCLES PER WEEK   -   INSPECTION REQUIRED 6 MONTHLY

26 - 200 LIFT CYCLES PER WEEK   -   INSPECTION REQUIRED 3 MONTHLY

201 PLUS LIFT CYCLES PER WEEK - INSPECTION REQUIRED MONTHLY


AS1891.4-2009

periodic inspection guide for HEIGHT SAFETY EQUIPMENT

6 MONTHLY INSPECTIONS

HARNESSES, LANYARDS, ASSOCIATED PERSONAL EQUIPMENT, FALL ARREST DEVICES (EXTERNAL INSPECTION ONLY), ROPES AND SLINGS, HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL LIFELINES (FIBRE ROPE & WEBBING)

12 MONTHLY INSPECTIONS

ANCHORAGES - DRILLED-IN TYPES OR ATTACHED TO TIMBER FRAMES (12-monthly inspections by a height safety equipment inspector)

ANCHORAGES - OTHER TYPES (Frequency of service by a height safety equipment inspector as recommended by the manufacturer to a maximum of 5-yearly. 12-monthly service in the absence of such recommendations)

HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL LIFELINE (STEEL ROPE OR RAIL) (Frequency of service by a height safety equipment inspector as recommended by the manufacturer to a maximum of 5-yearly. 12-monthly service in the absence of such recommendations)

12 MONTHLY SERVICING

FALL ARREST DEVICES (Frequency of service by a height safety equipment inspector as recommended by the manufacturer to a maximum of 5-yearly. 12-monthly service in the absence of such recommendations)


AS4497.1-2017 & AS1353.1-1997

periodic inspection guide for ROUND AND FLAT SYNTHETIC SLINGS

3 MONTHLY INSPECTIONS

ALL ROUND AND FLAT SYNTHETIC SLINGS

AS4991-2004

periodic inspection guide for lifting devices

12 MONTHLY INSPECTIONS


PROOF LOAD TESTING REQUIREMENTS UNDER AS4991-2004

Except as otherwise determined by Clause 12.3, lifting devices shall be proof-loaded in accordance with the following:

(a) Up to 10 t ...................................................2 × working load limit or rated capacity.
(b) 10–160 t ...................................(1.04 × working load limit or rated capacity) + 9.6 t.
(c) Above 160 t .............................................1.1 × working load limit or rated capacity.

Proof-loading shall be applied in a manner similar to its intended use in service, but shall be applied at a rate that minimizes dynamic loads.
The proof-load shall be applied subsequent to any heat treatment required in the manufacture of the item of lifting equipment.
Where a testing machine is used, it shall be calibrated in accordance with AS 2193 and shall be capable of meeting Grade C requirements.
Where weights are used, a tolerance of ±5% of the known mass of the test weight shall apply.
The test laboratory shall have procedures in place that comply with AS/ISO/IEC 17025.