BS EN 1502:2020 - Inland navigation vessels. Boarding stairs

BS EN 1502:2020

Inland navigation vessels. Boarding stairs

Status : Current   Published : March 2020



This document applies to boarding stairs for inland navigation vessels. Boarding stairs are used on inland navigation vessels for a safe transition into ship's boats, safe disembarking to the shore or a safe crossing over onto vessels with lower decks. This document specifies safety requirements on the design, dimensions and strength and test methods for outboard stairs. Boarding stairs are designed for vessels having a boarding height greater than 1,5 m above the light water-line. They can be used up to a height of around 3,0 m above the light water-line. Boarding stairs are not intended for use by passengers.

Standard NumberBS EN 1502:2020
TitleInland navigation vessels. Boarding stairs
Publication Date25 March 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 22768-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 17361:2020, EN 790, EN 485-1, EN 754-1
ReplacesBS EN 1502:1996
International RelationshipsEN 1502:2020
Draft Superseded By19/30377419 DC
DescriptorsWater transport engineering components, Stability, Ladders, Marking, Inspection, Dimensions, Buoyancy, Mechanical testing, Inland waterway transport, Vessels, Loading, Mass, Strength of materials, Hand-rails, Design, Safety measures
Title in FrenchBateaux de navigation intérieure. Escaliers de bordaille
Title in GermanFahrzeuge der Binnenschifffahrt. Außenbordtreppen
ISBN978 0 539 00952 1
File Size677 KB

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