BS EN 1398:2009 - Dock levellers. Safety requirements – BSI British Standards

BS EN 1398:2009

Dock levellers. Safety requirements

Status : Current, Under review   Published : April 2009



BS EN 1398:2009 Dock levellers. Safety requirements

BS EN 1398 specifies the safety requirements for design, construction, installation, maintenance and testing of dock levellers and for safety components on dock levellers.

Contents of BS EN 1398:2009:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • List of significant hazards
  • Safety requirements and/or protective measures
  • Calculations and dimensions
  • General safety requirements and protective measures
  • Additional requirements for manually operated dock levellers
  • Additional requirements for power-operated dock levellers
  • Verification of the safety requirements and/or the protective measures
  • Information for use
  • General
  • Marking
  • Instructions for use
  • Instructions for maintenance and inspection
  • Examples of suitable tests
  • General
  • Stability test
  • Function test of the automatic safety device
  • Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential
  • Requirements of EU Directive 98/37/EC
  • Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential
  • Requirements of EU Directive 2006/42/EC
  • Bibliography
  • Figures

Standard NumberBS EN 1398:2009
TitleDock levellers. Safety requirements
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 April 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN IEC 60947-4-1:2019, EN 60529:1991, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN 982, IEC 60529:1989, EN ISO 13850, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, HD 60364-4-41, EN 983, IEC 60204-1:2005, ISO 12100-2:2003, IEC 60364-4-41:2005, IEC 60947-4-1:2000, EN 60947-4-2, IEC 60947-4-2:1999, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, ISO 11228-1, EN 349, ISO 11228-2, ISO 12100-1:2003, EN 60204-1:2006, BS EN IEC 60947-4-1:2019, ISO 13850:2006
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1570, 98/79/EC, EN 1756-1, 2006/42/EC, DIN 51131, 98/37/EC
ReplacesBS EN 1398:1998
International RelationshipsEN 1398:2009
Draft Superseded By06/30118768 DC
DescriptorsInstructions for use, Stability, Electrical equipment, Occupational safety, Type testing, Hydraulic equipment, Platforms, Dimensions, Width, Materials handling equipment, Factor of safety, Bridge decks, Marking, Loading, Control systems, Mathematical calculations, Mechanical testing, Manually-operated devices, Equipment safety, Hazards, Loading and unloading devices, Installation, Safety measures, Safety devices, Materials handling, Loading areas, Maintenance, Verification, Structural design, Electrical safety, Inspection
Title in FrenchRampes ajustables. Prescriptions de sécurité
Title in GermanLadebrücken. Sicherheitsanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 54576 4
File Size371 KB

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