BS EN 1493:2010 - Vehicle lifts – BSI British Standards

BS EN 1493:2010

Vehicle lifts

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : August 2010



BS EN 1493:2010 Vehicle lifts

BS EN 1493 is a European Standard that applies to stationary, mobile and movable vehicle lifts. It applies only to lifts which are not intended to lift persons, but which are designed to raise vehicles totally, for the purpose of examining and working on or under the vehicles whilst in a raised position.

The vehicle lift may consist of one or more lifting-units.

Power supply to the vehicle lift by internal combustion engines is not considered.

The floor or ground supporting the vehicle lift in use is assumed to be horizontal.

This document is applicable to vehicle lifts which are manufactured ½ year after the date of its publication as EN.

Contents of BS EN 1493:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 List of hazards
5 Safety requirements and/or measures
5.1 General
5.2 Preventing unauthorised operation
5.3 Control devices
5.4 Control positions
5.5 Duplicated drive systems
5.6 Speeds
5.7 Structural design of the supporting structure
5.8 Driving machinery
5.9 Load carrying devices
5.10 Additional requirements for lifts with balconies
5.11 Limiting the travel of the load carrying device
5.12 Unintended blocking of the load carrying device
5.13 Safety against rupture of mechanical bearing devices
5.14 Safety against leakage
5.15 Additional requirements for lifts with several drives or lifting elements
5.16 Additional requirements for movable and mobile lifts
5.17 Protection against pinching and shearing
5.18 Safety devices
5.19 Protection against damage
5.20 Manually driven vehicle lifts
5.21 Electrical equipment
5.22 Special requirements for vehicle lifts where it is permitted to stand under the load during lifting and lowering movement
6 Verification of the safety requirements and/or measures
6.1 General
7 Information for use
7.1 General
7.2 Marking
7.3 Operation instructions
7.4 Name plate
Annex A (informative) Structural calculations
Annex B (informative) Examples of solutions
Annex C (normative) Design of rope drives
Annex D (informative) Example of information about wind
Annex E (normative) Protection against leakage
Annex F (normative) Additional requirements for cableless controls and control systems
Annex G (normative) Noise
Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 2006/42/EC


Standard NumberBS EN 1493:2010
TitleVehicle lifts
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 August 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60529:1991, ISO 13850:2006, ISO 4308-1:2003, EN 60204-32:2008, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, EN 60947-5-1:2004, IEC 60529:1989, ISO 13849-2:2003, EN ISO 13849-2:2008, IEC 60204-32:2008, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN 983:1996/AMD 1:2008, IEC 60947-5-1:2003, EN 982:1996/AMD 1:2008, ISO 12100-1:2003, IEC 60204-1:2005, EN 60204-1:2006, ISO 12100-2:2003, EN ISO 13850:2008
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1760-2:2001/AMD 1:2009, 2006/42/EC, EN 10025-2:2004
ReplacesBS EN 1493:1999+A1:2008
International RelationshipsEN 1493:2010
Draft Superseded By08/30187719 DC
DescriptorsInstructions for use, Goods lifts, Control devices, Chain drives, Electrical equipment, Wind loading, Goods hoists, Control switches, Structural design, Locking and locating devices, Mobile, Design, Ropes, Scissor lifts, Stability, Stress analysis, Breaking load, Performance testing, Vehicles, Lifts, Lifting equipment, Materials handling components, Lifting chains, Hydraulic transmission systems, Structural steels, Equipment safety, Stationary, Flexible drives, Gear drives, Leak tests, Pneumatic transmission systems, Position, Design calculations, Mathematical calculations, Road vehicles, Verification, Wire ropes, Brakes, Safety measures, Clearances, Loading, Mechanical transmission systems, Factor of safety, Safety devices, Technical documents, Hoists, Hazards
Title in FrenchElévateurs de véhicules
Title in GermanFahrzeug-Hebebühnen
ISBN978 0 580 64223 4
File Size1.285 MB

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