Cranes - Safety - Load lifting attachments
|Publication Date:||1 August 2015|
|ICS Code (Cranes):||53.020.20|
This International Standard specifies safety requirements for the following non-fixed load lifting attachments for cranes, hoists, and manually controlled load manipulating devices as defined in Clause 3:
- plate clamps;
- vacuum lifters;
- self priming,
- non-self-priming (pump, venturi, turbine);
- electric lifting magnets (battery-fed and main-fed);
- permanent lifting magnets;
- electro-permanent lifting magnets;
- lifting beams/spreader beams;
- lifting forks;
This International Standard does not specify the additional requirements for the following:
a) load lifting attachments in direct contact with foodstuffs or pharmaceuticals requiring a high level of cleanliness for hygiene reasons;
b) hazards resulting from handling hazardous materials (e.g. explosives, hot molten masses, radiating materials);
c) hazards caused by operation in an explosive atmosphere;
d) hazards caused by noise;
e) electrical hazards;
f) hazards due to hydraulic and pneumatic components.
This International Standard does not cover attachments intended to lift people.
This International Standard does not cover slings, ladles, expanding mandrels, buckets, grabs or grab buckets, and container spreaders.