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BS EN 1004:2004

Mobile access and working towers made of prefabricated elements. Materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : March 2005



What is BS EN 1004:2004?

BS EN 1004 looks at the design of mobile scaffolds and tower scaffolds made of prefabricated parts. The construction equipment and temporary structures covered in this standard has an indoor height of 2.5m to 12.0m, and an outdoor height of 2.5m to 8.0m. This standard includes practical guidelines that should be followed to choose the main dimensions and stabilising methods. It also discusses safety and performance requirements and shares additional information on complete towers.

How does it work?

BS EN 1004 covers various topics to ensure occupational safety. The standard looks at the classification and designation of scaffolding components and materials, and outlines the requirements for structural designs. Other topics include marking, tests and assessments.

Who should buy it?

  • Organizations providing scaffolding
  • Civil engineers
  • Construction engineers
  • Site managers
  • Site inspectors

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Standard NumberBS EN 1004:2004
TitleMobile access and working towers made of prefabricated elements. Materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 March 2005
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1991-2-4, EN 1298, EN 12811-3, EN 1999-1-1, EN 12811-2, EN 1995-1-1, EN 74, EN 12810-2, EN 1993-1-1:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 10240, EN 12810-1, EN 1993-2, EN 39
ReplacesBS 1139-3:1994
International RelationshipsEN 1004:2004
Draft Superseded By02/103877 DC
DescriptorsTower scaffolds, Stability, Load capacity, Scaffolds, Structural design, Loading, Scaffolding components, Dimensions, Mobile scaffolds, Performance, Prefabrication, Temporary structures, Prefabricated parts, Occupational safety, Construction equipment
Title in FrenchEchafaudages roulants de service en elements prefabriques. Materiaux, dimensions, charges de calcul et exigences de securite
Title in GermanFahrbare Arbeitsbuehnen aus vorgefertigten Bauteilen. Werkstoffe, Masse, Lastannahmen und sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen
ISBN0 580 45755 9
File Size604 KB

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