AS 2550.10 PDF

Owners must keep continuous working records and maintenance records for the MEWP in line with Section of AS Cranes, Hoists. Visit our website and learn more about AS standards. SAA AS CRANES, HOISTS AND WINCHES – SAFE USE PART MOBILE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORMS.

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This definition is derived considering definitions of related equipment in the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations For definitions 2550.110 related equipment, refer to Part 6 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations A multi-purpose MEWP is any telescopic handler machine THMintegrated tool carrier ITC or other multi-purpose mobile plant that can be configured with jib attachments for lifting suspended loads, work platform attachments for lifting personnel, or other tools. When multi-purpose mobile plant is fitted with a work platform attachment then it 2550.110 to be compliant for this function.

The legislation makes no distinction between machinery designed for a single purpose or those designed to be multi-purpose.

All types and sizes of MEWPs are defined as a type of hoist and considered to be classified plant. Any MEWP that is not owned by the principal employer e.


The same minimum prescriptive rules and risk controls apply for multi-purpose mobile plant as for single-purpose-designed plant.

Guidance on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

Refer to Mines Safety and Inspection Act Refer to Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations For further guidance, refer to MSB No. Compliance requirements for multi-purpose mobile plant. For operational guidelines for cranes, hoists and winches, refer to AS Single and multi-purpose mobile plant that can lift people over 2. The registration applies for the design of the entire machine when it is configured with a work platform, not just for the work platform attachment.

A general exemption from provisions of 6. Refer to General exemption: Registration of certain classified plant [r. For more information, refer to Applying for registration of classified plant.

Guidance on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

Scissor lifts do not require a HRWL. Boom-type MEWP includes a telescoping device, hinged device or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which a personnel, equipment and material may be elevated to perform work.

For more information, refer to Licence requirements for operators of boom-type elevating work platforms. For more information, refer to Code of Practice — Prevention of falls at workplaces. For more information on record keeping requirements, refer to section 6.


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For more information on the appointment of a Section 44 statutory inspector, refer to General exemption: Approval for a fit person to inspect classified plant [r. For enquiries please contact an inspector of mines Phone: What is a mobile elevating work platform MEWP?

What is a multi-purpose MEWP? Are MEWPs classified plant? What is itinerant equipment?

Legislative requirements Compliance with Australian and New Zealand standards Classified plant registration requirements Minimum operator competency requirements Classified plant management requirements Contact. Minimum prescriptive rules and risk controls for MEWPs apply, including: Classified plant registration if the machine can lift people over 2. Minimum operator competency requirements. Classified plant management requirements inspection, testing, incident reporting and xs keeping.

Management requirements for registered classified plant include: