Standard: ASME PALD


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The scope of this Standard is the standardization of safety and performance requirements for portable automotive lifting equipment including:

(a) hydraulic hand jacks

(b) transmission jacks

(c) engine stands

(d) vehicle support stands

(e) emergency tire changing jacks

(f) upright-type mobile lifts

(g) service jacks

(h) wheel dollies

(i) shop cranes

(j) swing-type mobile lifts

(k) scissors-type mobile lifts

(l) auxiliary stands

(m) automotive ramps

(n) high reach supplementary stands

(o) fork lift jacks

(p) high reach fixed stands

(q) vehicle transport lifts

(r) attachments, adapters, and accessories

This Standard may include requirements for safety, health, design, production, construction, maintenance, performance, or operation of equipment, and/or qualification of personnel.


This Standard is designed to

(a) guard against and mitigate injury, and otherwise provide for the protection of life, limb, and property by prescribing safety requirements

(b) provide direction to purchasers, owners, employers, supervisors, and others concerned with, or responsible for, its application

(c) guide governmental and other regulatory bodies in the development, promulgation, and enforcement of appropriate safety directives

Organization: ASME International
Document Number: asme pald
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Page Count: 80
Change Type: STCH
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: NO
Status: Inactive

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
ASME PALD Change Type: Update Date: 2005-01-01 Revision: 05 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: Update Date: 2003-01-01 Revision: 03 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: ADB Revision: 97 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: ADB Update Date: 2002-04-30 Revision: 97 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: ADA Update Date: 2000-05-09 Revision: 97 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION Update Date: 1997-10-15 Revision: 97 Status: INAC
ASME PALD Change Type: Update Date: 1993-10-29 Revision: 93 Status: INAC
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