INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Conveyors automation

Conveyors automation

(OP)
Hi,

I currently investigating automating a 3km conveyor for coal overseas. The project will be designed in Australia. I am keen to find out the appropriate safety standards AS61508, AS61511, AS4024 etc...that I need to use and why. As I am new to these standards i would appreciate any guidance.

RE: Conveyors automation

If its installed overseas I'd expect the overseas standards to be more applicable, though if its to be installed in an IEC area, I believe that the standards you've referenced have an IEC equivalent which makes things somewhat easier.

However, should you be in Queensland there may be a few more onerous requirements regarding engineering approvals even though the project is destined for overseas, given that QLD is the only state that has a government sanctioned Board of Engineers.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close