BS EN 1915-1:2013 - Aircraft ground support equipment. General requirements. Basic safety requirements

BS EN 1915-1:2013

Aircraft ground support equipment. General requirements. Basic safety requirements

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : January 2013



This European Standard applies to GSE when used in civil air transport as intended by the manufacturer and contains safety requirements relating to the equipment in general. This European Standard specifies the technical requirements to minimise the hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the commissioning, operation and maintenance of GSE when used as intended including misuse reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer, when carried out in accordance with the specifications given by the manufacturer or his authorised representative. It also takes into account some requirements recognised as essential by authorities, aircraft and ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturers as well as airlines and handling agencies. This part of EN 1915 is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1915-2, EN 1915-3 (for self-propelled GSE) and EN 1915-4, and with the relevant part of EN 12312 to give the requirements for the types of GSE within the scope of EN 12312. When EN 12312 does not contain a relevant part for a GSE, EN 1915 (all parts) gives general requirements that may apply, although additional machine specific requirements, to be determined by the manufacturer, are likely to be required. This part of EN 1915 does not apply to automotive parts approved for public vehicles in the EU and EFTA, when used on GSE for the purpose for which they are designed. This part of EN 1915 does not establish additional requirements for the following: a) operation elsewhere than in an airport environment; b) operation in severe conditions, e.g. ambient temperature below -20 °C or over 50 °C, tropical or saturated salty atmospheric environment, strong magnetic or radiation field; c) operation subject to special rules, e.g. potentially explosive atmosphere except as regards operation in the vicinity of an aircraft fuel tank during fuelling operation; d) hazards caused by power supply other than from electrical networks; e) hazards occurring during construction, transportation, commissioning and decommissioning of the GSE; f) hazards caused by wind velocity in excess of the figures given in this European Standard; g) direct contact with food stuffs; h) earthquake, flood, landslide, lightning and more generally any exceptional natural event; i) electromagnetic compatibility (EMC); hazards caused by noise and vibration, see EN 1915-3 and EN 1915-4. While this standard gives some basic requirements for wireless remote controls, additional requirements will be necessary. This part of EN 1915 is not applicable to GSE which are manufactured before the date of publication by CEN of this Standard.

Standard NumberBS EN 1915-1:2013
TitleAircraft ground support equipment. General requirements. Basic safety requirements
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 14122-4:2004, EN ISO 13857, ISO 3864, EN ISO 13850, ISO 12100:2010, EN 60204-1, DIN 51130:2004, EN ISO 14122-1:2001, ISO 6966-1:2005, EN 12312, ISO 14122-4:2004, ISO 14122-1:2001, EN ISO 14122-2:2001, EN 894-3, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN 1915-3, IEC 60204-1:2005, ISO 13857, ISO 7731:2003, EN ISO 3457, ISO 13850, ISO 3411, ISO 3795, ISO 3457, ISO 6682, EN 60529:1991, EN 13501-1:2007, EN ISO 3411, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, EN ISO 7731:2008, ISO 11228-2, ISO 14122-2:2001, IEC 60529:1989, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN 983, IEC 60825-1, EN ISO 13732-1, EN 894-1, EN 953, ISO 14122-3:2001, IEC 60073, EN 60825-1, ISO 13732-1, EN ISO 14122-3:2001, EN 982, EN 60073, EN 1915-4, EN ISO 6682, EN 1915-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 4413, ISO 7715:2019, ISO 7000, ISO 7250, EN 1757-1, AHM 910, EN 1037, EN 614-1, ECE 43, ISO/DIS 13564-1:2007, 92/58/EEC, AHM 918, EN ISO 7250, EN ISO 4413, AHM 913, EN 547-2, AIR 1558, 78/548/EEC, EN 1570, AIR 1375, ISO 4116, prEN ISO 13564-1, 07/46/EC, 2006/42/EC, 70/156/EEC, EN 547-3, EN 574, ECE 104, ECE R79, ARP 1247, AHM 916, EN 547-1, EN 1088
ReplacesBS EN 1915-1:2001+A1:2009
International RelationshipsEN 1915-1:2013
Draft Superseded By10/30214958 DC
DescriptorsCivil aircraft, Air transport, Hazards, Occupational safety, Air transport engineering, Aircraft ground servicing, Equipment safety
Title in FrenchMatériels au sol pour aéronefs. Exigences générales. Exigences fondamentales de sécurité
Title in GermanLuftfahrt-Bodengeräte. Allgemeine Anforderungen. Grundlegende Sicherheitsanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 70182 5
File Size1.552 MB

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