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Document ID (ISN)101948
CIS number 03-914
ISBN(s) 9971-67-894-2
Year 2002
Convention or series no. SS 497: 2002
Title Specification for design, safe use and maintenance of overhead travelling cranes
Bibliographic information Singapore Productivity and Standards Board, 1 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118221, Republic of Singapore, 2002. 65p. Illus. Price: SGD 60.00.
Abstract This standard which applies to all types of overhead travelling cranes specifies the basic requirements and responsibilities of all parties concerned. Contents: scope; definitions; applicable legislation; responsibilities; classifications of cranes; loads and load combinations; design of crane structures; crane mechanisms; electrical equipment and controls; manufacture and construction; safe operations of cranes; inspection and testing. Appendices include: application of the allowable stress and limit state methods of design; guidance on the classification of overhead travelling cranes and their mechanisms in relation to usage; information to be provided when ordering an overhead travelling crane; selection of wire ropes.
Descriptors (primary) Singapore; mechanical hazards; safe working methods; overhead travelling cranes
Descriptors (secondary) maintenance; wire ropes; control panels and desks; selection of equipment; responsibilities; design of equipment; classification; directive; standard; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Cranes