SAA AS/NZS 1576.4
SCAFFOLDING PART 4: SUSPENDED SCAFFOLDING
2013 Edition, September 4, 2013
This Standard sets out requirements for the materials and designof suspended scaffolding including the supporting structure. Itincludes guidance on the use of suspension rigs.
This Standard is complementary to AS/NZS 1576.1, but therequirements given herein take precedence over the correspondingrequirements of AS/NZS 1576.1.
1 This Standard incorporates relevant text from AS/NZS 4576 forsuspended scaffolding to provide industry guidance.
2 Examples of different configurations of suspended scaffoldsare shown in Appendix A.
3 Safety precautions that should be taken for unattended cradlesare given in Appendix B.
4 Operational guidance is given in Appendix C.
5 Guidance on inspection and maintenance of suspendedscaffolding equipment is given in Appendix D.
6 Checklists for planning and installation are given in AppendixE.
7 A flow chart for the different phases of selecting, installingand using a suspended scaffold are given in Appendix F.
8 Cradle strength test is given in Appendix G.
This Standard is applicable to all types of suspendedscaffolding regardless whether the suspension rig is fixed or hashorizontal movement capability.
This Standard does not cover building maintenance units.