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AS5488

The Australian Standard (AS 5488) is intended to provide utility owners, operators and locators with a consistent method of classifying subsurface utility information.

The application of this standard is intended to provide greater public safety and reduce costly infrastructure damage through a greater understanding of the different accuracies regarding utility location information.

Cable Locates has created this guide to provide its valued clients with a simple overview that promotes clear and consistent communication throughout any project life.

Cable Locates Quick Guide:

Information Provided

QL-D

QL-C

QL-B

QL-A

Utility Owner

Included

Included

Included

Included

Utility Type

Included

Included

Included

Included

Date Data Captured

Included

Included

Included

Included

Indicative Horizontal Location Accuracy

± 300mm

± 300mm

± 50mm

Indicative Vertical Location Accuracy

± 500mm

± 50mm

Methods Used

Included

Included

Utility Status, Material, Size and Configuration

Included

Utility Validated

Included