BS EN 1459:1998+A3:2012 - Safety of industrial trucks. Self-propelled variable reach trucks

BS EN 1459:1998+A3:2012

Safety of industrial trucks. Self-propelled variable reach trucks

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : June 1999 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 3691-2:2016, BS EN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020



This standard applies to self-propelled seated rider operated variable reach trucks intended to handle loads of all kinds using one of the attachments listed in 3.10 - 3.11 - 3.13 - 3.14 - 3.15 - 3.16 - 3.19 - 3.20. It does not cover the lifting of persons by any attachments, in particular by work platforms. Machines with variable length load suspension elements (chains, ropes etc) from which the load may swing freely in all directions are not covered in this standard. It applies to the handling of series 1 freight containers of length >= 6 metres with the dimensional and securing characteristics as specified in ISO 668 and ISO 3874. For the purpose of this standard, self-propelled seated rider operated variable reach trucks (hereinafter referred to as "trucks") are counterbalanced lift trucks with one or more articulated arms, telescopic or not, non-slewing, as defined in of ISO 5053:1987 used for stacking loads. The load handling means may be mounted directly on the lifting means or on an auxiliary mast fixed at the end of the lifting means. Lifting means shall be non-slewing or have slewing movement not greater than 5° either side of the longitudinal axis of the truck (see figure 1).

Standard NumberBS EN 1459:1998+A3:2012
TitleSafety of industrial trucks. Self-propelled variable reach trucks
StatusCurrent, Superseded
Publication Date15 June 1999
Confirm Date01 December 2005
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 5353, EN 349:1993, EN 15000:2008, EN 1175-3:1998, EN 954-1:1996, ISO 3471:1994, ISO 3164:1992, ISO 6292:1996, EN 1175-1:1998, EN 1175-2:1998, ISO 3449:1992, ISO 2867:1994, EN 414:1992, ISO 2330:1995, ISO 6055:1997, ISO 9533:1989, ISO 5053:1987, ISO 3795:1989, EN ISO 13849-2, prEN 15830, EN ISO 13849-1, prEN 12937-3:1997, EN 281:1988, ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-1:2003, EN 15000, ISO/DIS 13284:1997, EN ISO 12100-2:2003, prEN 13059, ISO/DIS 3287, EN 1175, ISO 5353:1995, prEN 12937:1997, ISO 668:1995, ISO 11112, prEN 12053, ISO 13849-1, ISO/DIS 3874, ISO 6683:2005, ISO 12100-2:2003, EN ISO 6683, ISO 13849-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 12096:1997, 2006/42/EC, 98/37/EC, 98/79/EC
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 3691-2:2016, BS EN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020
International RelationshipsEN 1459:1998+A3:2012
Amended ByAmendment, March 2012; Amendment, April 2010
Draft Superseded By11/30243587 DC
DescriptorsTesting conditions, Power transmission systems, Reach trucks, Mechanical components, Environment (working), Working conditions (physical), Transportation safety, Handbooks, Symbols, Mechanical testing, High-lift trucks, Instructions for use, Lifting equipment, Industrial accidents, Materials handling equipment, Occupational safety, Equipment safety, Performance testing, Type testing, Verification, Dynamic testing, Protective cabs, Industrial trucks, Electrical equipment, Pipework systems, Fork trucks, Hazards, Hydraulic equipment, Formulae (mathematics), Test equipment, Vehicle components, Stability, Load-supporting devices, Marking, Roll-over protective structures, Control devices, Materials handling components
Title in FrenchSécurité des chariots de manutention. Chariots automoteurs à portée variable
Title in GermanSicherheit von Flurförderzeugen. Kraftbetriebene Stapler mit veränderlicher Reichweite
ISBN978 0 580 74824 0
File Size1.195 MB
NotesThis standard was withdrawn in error and has now been re-instated

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