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AS/NZS 1576.1-1995 Scaffolding - General requirements

Standard Number:  AS/NZS 1576.1-1995
Title:  Scaffolding - General requirements
Language:  English
Publication Date:  1994/10/24
Execute Date:  1995/1/5
Status:  AvailableW
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:20P.;A4  

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