BS EN 12999:2011+A2:2018 - Cranes. Loader cranes

BS EN 12999:2011+A2:2018

Cranes. Loader cranes

Status : Current, Under review   Published : April 2011



This European Standard specifies minimum requirements for design, calculation, examinations and tests of hydraulic powered loader cranes and their mountings on vehicles or static foundations.

This European Standard does not apply to loader cranes used on board ships or floating structures or to articulated boom system cranes which are designed as total integral parts of special equipment such as forwarders.

The hazards covered by this standard are identified in Clause 4.

This European Standard does not cover hazards related to the lifting of persons.

This European Standard is not applicable to loader cranes which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN. The amended provisions concerning stress calculations are not compulsory for cranes designed before the date of availability of EN 12999:2011+A2:2017.


The use of cranes for lifting of persons can be subject to specific national regulations.

Standard NumberBS EN 12999:2011+A2:2018
TitleCranes. Loader cranes
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 April 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 5353:1998, EN 14033-2, EN 13001-3-2, EN 13001-3-1, IEC 60204-32:2008, EN 60204-32:2008, ISO 4871:1996, ISO 11201:2010, EN ISO 11688-1:2009, IEC 61000-6-2:2005, EN 12644-1:2001+A1:2008, ISO 5353:1995 (R05), EN 954-1:1996, EN ISO 4871:2009, EN 13557:2003+A2:2008, EN 61000-6-4:2007, ISO 3744:2010, EN 349:1993+A1:2008, EN ISO 13857:2008, ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN ISO 3744:2010, EN 13586:2004+A1:2008, EN 14492-2:2006+A1:2009, IEC 61000-6-4:2006, ISO 13857:2008, EN 13001-1:2004+A1:2009, EN ISO 4413:2010, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, ISO 4413:2010, EN 13001-2:2004+A3:2009, EN ISO 11201:2010, EN 12644-2:2000+A1:2008, EN 12077-2:1998+A1:2008
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1993-1-1:2005, ISO/TR 11688-2:1998, DIN 15401-2:1983 (E), DIN 15400:1990 (E), EN 13000:2010, EN ISO 11688-2
ReplacesBS EN 12999:2002+A2:2006
International RelationshipsEN 12999:2011+A2:2018
Amended ByAmendment, May 2018; Amendment, July 2012
Draft Superseded By14/30287360 DC
DescriptorsCranes, Control devices, Verification, Mobile cranes, Load capacity, Loaders, Stress analysis, Road vehicles, Mathematical calculations, Design, Hydraulically-operated devices, Stability, Instructions for use, Mechanical testing, Equipment safety, Lifting equipment
Title in FrenchAppareils de levage à charge suspendue. Grues de chargement
Title in GermanKrane. Ladekrane
ISBN978 0 580 83799 9
File Size3.704 MB

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