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AS 2316.2.1:2016


Artificial climbing structures and challenge courses, Part 2.1: Flying foxes and challenge ropes courses — Construction and safety requirements (EN 15567-1:2007, MOD)

Adopts EN 15567-1:2007 to provide Australian designers, installers, proprietors and operating personnel with safety requirements for the construction and safety requirements of rope courses and their components, including flying foxes.
Published: 05/12/2016
Pages: 33
Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Safety requirements
4.1 Choice of site
4.2 Material
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Timber and associated products
4.2.3 Metals
4.2.4 Wire ropes
4.2.5 Synthetics and composites
4.2.6 Dangerous substances
4.3 Design and manufacture
4.3.1 General safety requirements
4.3.2 Loads on safety and activity system Imposed loads Dynamic loads Dead loads Wind, snow and ice loads Calculation
4.3.3 Support system General Safety requirements for artificial elements General Guys Foundation Buildings and existing structures Safety requirements for natural elements Trees Arboricultural assessment Tree strength assessment Tree and root system protection Rocks
4.3.4 Activity system General Zip wire General Special case: zip wire with safety line Single-ropes zip wire Protection at the zip wire arrival point Fireman's pole Platform
4.3.5 Safety system General Requirements Specifications for devices used as a protection against falling from a height Permissible maximum impact force Horizontal or sloping progression General Safety line identification and continuity Safety line slope Vertical progression General Requirements
4.4 Personal protective equipment
5 Test methods
6 Marking
6.1 General
6.2 Element identification
6.3 Element marking
6.3.1 Notices
6.3.2 Ropes course difficulty
7 Inspection and maintenance
8 Documents to be provided
8.1 User manual for operators
8.2 Tree assessment report
8.3 Inauguration inspection report
Annex A
A.1 General site description
A.2 Arboreal assessment of each tree
A.2.1 General characteristics
A.2.2 General tree observations
A.2.3 Comments, final classification of the tree according to its condition
Annex B
B.1 General
B.2 Visual Tree assessment (VTA)
B.3 Drilling Increment Core
B.4 Drilling Resistance Measurement
B.5 Sonic Speed Measurement
B.6 Elasto-Inclino-Method
B.7 AFB-Method
B.8 Statically Integrated Assessment (SIA)
Annex C
Cited references in this standard
EN 13411-6
Terminations for steel wire ropes — Safety — Part 6: Asymmetric wedge socket
EN 13411-7
Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 7: Symmetric wedge socket
EN 335-2
Durability of wood and wood-based products — Definition of use classes — Part 2: Application to solid wood
EN 350-2:1994
Durability of wood and wood-based products — Natural durability of solid wood — Part 2: Guide to the natural durability and treatability of selected wood species of importance in Europe
EN 351-1:2007
Durability of wood and wood-based products — Preservative-treated solid wood — Part 1: Classification of preservative penetration and retention
Content history
EN 15567-1:2007
DR AS 2316.2.1:2015
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