ASME B56.1 pdf download

ASME B56.1 pdf download

ASME B56.1 pdf download Safety Standard for Low Lift and High Lift Trucks
This Standard defines the safety requirements relating to the elements of design, operation, and maintenance of low lift and high lift powered industrial trucks controlled by a riding or walking operator, and intended for use on compacted, improved surfaces.
The purpose of this Standard is to promote safety through the design, construction, application, operation, and maintenance oflow lift and high lift powered indus- trial trucks. This Standard may be used as a guide by governmental authorities desiring to formulate safety rules and regulations. This Standard is also intended for voluntary use by others associated with the manufacture or use of low lift and high lift powered industrial trucks.
3.1 Mandatory and Advisory Rules To carry out the provisions of this Standard, all items in Parts II, III, IV, and V are mandatory except those including the word should, which are recommendations.
3.2 Classification of Approved Trucks The word approved means the classification or listing of trucks as to fire, explosion, and/or electric shock hazard by a nationally recognized testing laboratory, i.e., a laboratory qualified and equipped to conduct examinations and tests such as those prescribed by Underwriters Laboratories, Incorporated. 3
.3 Requests for Interpretation
The B56 Committee will render an interpretation of any requirement of this Standard. Interpretations will 1 be rendered only in response to a written request sent to the Secretaryofthe B56Committee, ASME International, Three Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5990. The request for interpretation shall be in the following format.
Subject: Cite the applicable paragraph number(s) and provide a concise description. Edition: Cite the applicable edition of the pertinent standard for which the interpretation is being requested.
Question: Phrase the question as a request for an interpretation of a specific requirement suitable for general understanding and use, not as a request for approval of a proprietary design or situation.
The inquirer may also include any plans or drawings that are necessary to explain the question; however, they should not contain proprietary names or information. ASME procedures provide for reconsideration of any interpretation when or if additional information that might affect an interpretation is available. Further, persons aggrieved by an interpretation may appeal to the cognizant ASME Committee or Subcommittee. ASME does not “approve,” “certify,” “rate,” or “endorse” any item, construction, proprietary device or activity.
3.4 Metric Conversions
The values stated in metric units are to be regarded as the standard. U.S. Customary units are maintained in the User’s section (in parentheses) as information for those not familiar with metric units. The conversion to U.S. Customary units is a direct (soft) conversion from SI units.

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