ISO 17096:2015 specifies safety requirements for the following non-fixed load lifting attachments for cranes, hoists, and manually controlled load manipulating devices as defined in Clause 3:
- plate clamps;
- vacuum lifters;
- self priming,
- non-self-priming (pump, venturi, turbine);
- electric lifting magnets (battery-fed and main-fed);
- permanent lifting magnets;
- electro-permanent lifting magnets;
- lifting beams/spreader beams;
- lifting forks;
ISO 17096:2015 does not specify the additional requirements for the following:
a) load lifting attachments in direct contact with foodstuffs or pharmaceuticals requiring a high level of cleanliness for hygiene reasons;
b) hazards resulting from handling hazardous materials (e.g. explosives, hot molten masses, radiating materials);
c) hazards caused by operation in an explosive atmosphere;
d) hazards caused by noise;
e) electrical hazards;
f) hazards due to hydraulic and pneumatic components.
ISO 17096:2015 does not cover attachments intended to lift people.
ISO 17096:2015 does not cover slings, ladles, expanding mandrels, buckets, grabs or grab buckets, and container spreaders.