ASME P30.1 pdf download Planning for Load Handling Activities
SECTION I:CHARTER FOR P30 -PLANNING FORTHE USE OF CRANES，DERRICKSHOISTS，CABLEWAYS，AERIALDEVICES，AND LIFTING ACCESSORIESCOMMITTEE
The development and maintenance of standards thatsupport load handling activities where mechanicaequipment including, butnot limited to, cranes,derrickshoists, cableways aerial devices, materiallifting accessories, and combinations thereof are used
SECTION Il: PURPOSE
The P30 Standard is intended to
(a) prevent or minimize injury to people, and otherwise provide for the protection of life, limb, and propertyby offering guidance for planning efforts that enhancethe safety of load handling activities(b) provide guidance to work site personnel, equipment owners,employers,users, and others concernedwith or responsible for the safety of load handlingactivities
(c) guide governments and other regulatory bodiesin the development, promulgation, and enforcement ofappropriate safety directives
SECTION III: USE BY REGULATORY AGENCIES
This Standard may be adopted in whole or in partfor governmental or regulatory use. If adopted for governmental use, the references to other codes and stan-dards in this Standard may be changed to refer to thecorresponding regulations of the regulatory agency orgovernmental authorities.
SECTION IV: EFFECTIVE DATE
(a) Effective Date. The effective date of this Standardshall be 1 yr after its date of issuance.(b) The need to meet the guidelines established in thecurrent edition of this Standard shall be evaluated by aqualified person, and any recommended changes to theuser’s planning activities shall be made within 1 yr.
SECTION V:REQUIREMENTS ANDRECOMMENDATIONS
Requirements of this Standard are characterized byuse of the word “shall.”
Recommendations of this Standard are characterizedby the word “should.”
SECTION VI: REQUESTS FOR REVISION
The P30 Standards Committee will consider requestsfor revision. Such requests should be directed to
Secretary,P30 Standards CommitteeASME Codes and StandardsIwo Park AvenueNew York,NY10016-5990
SECTION VII: REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION
The P30 Standards Committee will render an interpretation of the provisions of the P30 Standard.Suchrequests should be directed to
Secretary,P30 Standards CommitteeASME Codes and StandardsTwo Park AvenueNew York,NY 10016-5990
Interpretations to the P30 Standard will be publishedin the subsequent edition of the standard, and will beavailable online at http://cstools.asme.org/.
SECTION VIIl: ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE
Load handling activities addressed by theP30 Standard are subject to hazards that cannot beabated solely through planning.Only by the applicationof knowledge, care, common sense, and experience cansafe load handling activities be anticipated. It is thereforeessential that personnel responsible for the planning andimplementation of load handling activities are competent, qualified, and trained with the skills to satisfactorilyaccomplish their assigned tasks.The P30 Standards Committee recognizes the impor-tance of proper design factors, minimum or maximumdimensions,and other limiting criteria of equipment