ASME B30.9-2010 pdf download.Slings Safety Standard for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks, and Slings.
SECTION I: SCOPE The ASME B30 Standard contains provisions that apply to the construction, installation, operation, inspec- tion, testing, maintenance, and use of cranes and other lifting and material-handling related equipment. For the convenience ofthe reader, the Standard has beendivided into separate volumes. Each volume has been written under the direction of the ASME B30 Standards Committee and has successfully completed a consensus approval process under the general auspices of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). As of the date of issuance of this Volume, the B30 Standard comprises the following volumes: B30.1 Jacks, Industrial Rollers, Air Casters, and Hydraulic Gantries B30.2 Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single or Multiple Girder, Top Running Trolley Hoist) B30.3 Tower Cranes B30.4 Portal and Pedestal Cranes B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes B30.6 Derricks B30.7 Base-Mounted Drum Hoists B30.8 Floating Cranes and Floating Derricks B30.9 Slings B30.10 Hooks B30.11 Monorails and Underhung Cranes B30.12 Handling Loads Suspended From Rotorcraft B30.13 Storage/Retrieval (S/R) Machines and Associated Equipment B30.14 Side Boom Tractors B30.15 Mobile Hydraulic Cranes (withdrawn 1982 — requirements found in latest revision of B30.5) B30.16 Overhead Hoists (Underhung) B30.17 Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single Girder, Underhung Hoist) B30.18 Stacker Cranes (Top or Under Running Bridge, Multiple Girder With Top or Under Running Trolley Hoist) B30.19 Cableways B30.20 Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices B30.21 Manually Lever-Operated Hoists
SECTION II: SCOPE EXCLUSIONS The B30 Standard does notapply to trackand automo- tive jacks, railway or automobile wrecking cranes, ship- board cranes, shipboard cargo-handling equipment, well-drilling derricks, skip hoists, mine hoists, truck body hoists, car or barge pullers, conveyors, excavating equipment, or equipment covered under the scope of the following standards: A10, A17, A90, A92, A120, B20, B56, and B77. SECTION III: PURPOSE The B30 Standard is intended to (a) prevent or minimize injury to workers, and other- wise provide forthe protectionoflife,limb, and property by prescribing safety requirements (b) provide direction to manufacturers, owners, employers, users, and others concerned with, or respon- sible for, its application (c) guide governments and other regulatory bodies in the development, promulgation, and enforcement of appropriate safety directives SECTION IV: USE BY REGULATORY AGENCIES These Volumes may be adopted in whole or in part for governmental or regulatory use. If adopted for gov- ernmental use, the references to other national codes and standards in the specific volumes may be changed to refer to the corresponding regulations of the govern- mental authorities.
SECTION V: EFFECTIVE DATE (a) Effective Date. The effective date of this Volume of the B30 Standard shall be 1 yr after its date of issuance. Construction, installation, inspection, testing, mainte- nance, and operation of equipment manufactured and facilities constructed after the effective date of this Volume shall conform to the mandatory requirements of this Volume. (b) Existing Installations. Equipment manufactured and facilities constructed prior to the effective date of this Volume of the B30 Standard shall be subject to the inspection, testing, maintenance, and operation require- ments of this Standard after the effective date. It is not the intent of this Volume of the B30 Standard to require retrofitting of existing equipment. However, whenanitemis beingmodified, its performance require- ments shall be reviewed relative to the requirements within the current volume. The need to meet the current requirements shall be evaluated by a qualified person selected by the owner (user). Recommended changes shall be made by the owner (user) within 1 yr. SECTION VI: REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Requirements of this Standard are characterized by use ofthe word shall. Recommendations ofthis Standard are characterized by the word should. SECTION VII: USE OF MEASUREMENT UNITS This Standard contains SI (metric) units as well as U.S. Customary units. The values stated in U.S. Customary units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units are a direct (soft) conversion from the U.S. Customary units. SECTION VIII: REQUESTS FOR REVISION The B30 Standards Committee will consider requests for revision of any of the volumes within the B30 Standard. Such requests should be directed to Secretary, B30 Standards Committee ASME Codes and Standards Three Park Avenue New York, NY 10016-5990