BS EN 14439:2006+A2:2009 - Cranes. Safety. Tower cranes – BSI British Standards

BS EN 14439:2006+A2:2009

Cranes. Safety. Tower cranes

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : January 2007



BS EN 14439:2006 specifies safety requirements for tower cranes.

This European Standard applies to tower cranes for construction work, which are either erected by parts or self erecting cranes.

This European Standard is not applicable to mobile cranes, mobile harbour cranes, crawler cranes, slewing jib cranes, bridge and gantry cranes, offshore cranes, floating cranes, loader cranes, hand operated cranes or railway cranes.

This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to tower cranes, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer. This European Standard specifies the appropriate technical measures to eliminate or reduce risks arising from the significant hazards (see Clause 4).

The significant hazards covered by this European Standard are identified in Clause 4.

This European Standard does not cover hazards related to:

  • the lifting of persons by the tower crane itself
  • the climbing system.

The requirements related to Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), the specific hazards due to external influence on electrical equipment, potentially explosive atmospheres and ionising radiation are not covered by this European Standard.

This European Standard is not applicable to tower cranes which are manufactured before the date of publication by CEN of this European Standard.

Standard NumberBS EN 14439:2006+A2:2009
TitleCranes. Safety. Tower cranes
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 January 2007
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 13857:2008, ISO 3744:1994, EN ISO 11203, EN 13557:2003, EN 13586:2004, ISO 4871:1996, EN 13135-2:2004, ISO 11203:1995, ISO 11201:1995, IEC 60204-32:1998, EN 12644-1:2001, EN 954-1:1996, ISO 4306-1:2007, EN 13135-1:2003, EN 12077-2:1998, ISO 4306-3:2003, EN 60204-32:1998, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, ISO 12100-2:2003, ISO 13200, EN ISO 11201:1995, FEM 1.001, FEM 1.003:1995, EN ISO 13857, ISO 8566-3, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, DIN 15019-1, ISO 3864, EN ISO 3744:1995, DIN 15018-2, ISO 12100-1:2003, ISO 7752-3, EN ISO 4871, FEM 1.005:2003, DIN 15018-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, ISO/TR 11688-2:1998, ISO 4310, 98/37/EC, ISO/DIS 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 13849-1:2006, EN 13001, 73/23/EC, EN ISO 11688-1:1998, 98/79/EC, 2000/14/EC, 89/336/EEC, FEM 1.007, EN ISO 11688-2, 2006/42/EC
International RelationshipsEN 14439:2006+A2:2009
Amended ByAmendment, April 2010
DescriptorsSafety measures, Safety devices, Tower cranes, Structural design, Construction equipment, Marking, Occupational safety, Verification, Cranes, Instructions for use, Noise (environmental), Lifting equipment, Control systems, Equipment safety, Hazards
Title in FrenchAppareils de levage à charge suspendue. Sécurité. Grues à tour
Title in GermanKrane. Sicherheit. Turmdrehkrane
ISBN978 0 580 68263 6
File Size1.052 MB

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