AS/NZS 1576.3:2015 Scaffolding – Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding has been updated to incorporate changes that reflect current practices in the testing of, and requirements for, prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolds.
The standard specifies product information and test and performance requirements for prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding. It includes the following major changes:
- referenced standards have been updated
- specific formulae and figures have been changed significantly
- a new test for prefabricated stair units has been included
- duty loading and stability requirements for minor scaffolds are now included
- a new summary of test loads and outcomes for scaffold components and systems has now been included.