AS 1353.2-1997 Flat Synthetic Webbing Slings Part 2: Care and Use
AS 1353.2-1997 Flat Synthetic Webbing Slings Part 2: Care and Use sets out practices for the care and use of flat synthetic-webbing slings but does not consider repairs to such slings or the use of such slings for the lifting of personnel.
This Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee ME/25, Lifting Tackle, to supersede AS 1353.2—1990.
The term ‘informative’ has been used in this Standard to define the application of the appendix to which it applies. An ‘informative’ appendix is only for information and guidance.
This edition is a general revision to bring the Standard up to date.
This Standard covers:
- REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
- SAFEWORKING LOAD (SWL)
- DISCARD CRITERIA
1 SCOPE This Standard sets out practices for the care and use of flat synthetic-webbing slings, but does not consider repairs to such slings or the use of such slings for the lifting of personnel.
NOTE: Standards for components used in lifting systems are listed in Appendix A.
2 INNOVATION It is not intended that this Standard should impose any unnecessary restriction on the use of new or unusual methods that meet its intent.
3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS The following documents are referred to in this Standard:
AS 1353 Flat synthetic-webbing slings 1353.1 Part 1: Product specification
1418 Cranes (including hoists and winches) 1418.1 Part 1: General requirements
3585 End fittings for flat-webbing slings
3776 Lifting components for Grade T chain slings
4 DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this Standard, the definitions given in AS 1353.1 (which includes those below) apply.
4.1 Competent person—a person having practical and theoretical knowledge and relevant experience, sufficient to enable that person to detect and evaluate any defects and any weaknesses that may affect the intended performance of the equipment.
4.2 Flat synthetic-webbing sling—a sling made of flat woven synthetic-fibre webbing, which may incorporate end fittings complying with AS 3585 or AS 3776, for the lifting and handling of loads.
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