BS EN 13204:2016 - Double acting hydraulic rescue tools for fire and rescue service use. Safety and performance requirements

BS EN 13204:2016

Double acting hydraulic rescue tools for fire and rescue service use. Safety and performance requirements

Status : Current   Published : September 2016
Conformity to regulation : Designated



This European Standard specifies safety and performance requirements for double acting hydraulic rescue tools manufactured after the date of publication. It is applicable to double acting hydraulic rescue tool systems which are intended for use by the firefighting and rescue services, principally for cutting through, spreading or pushing apart the structural parts of road vehicles, ships, trains, aircraft and building structures involved in accidents. They consist of a separate power pack, the tool[s] and the necessary interconnections and intended accessories, as defined in Clause 3 – Terms and definitions. This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events relevant to the machinery, when it is used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer. NOTE 1 The aim is to assist while extracting the casualties or to create a working space for paramedical services taking the local conditions into account. It is not applicable to additional requirements for: a) operation in severe conditions (e.g. extreme environmental conditions such as: temperatures outside the range –20 °C up to +55 °C, corrosive environment, tropical environment, contaminating environments, strong magnetic fields, potentially explosive atmospheres); b) the risk directly arising from the means provided for the portability, transportability and mobility of double-acting hydraulic rescue tools during periods of their operation. NOTE 2 For the EU/EEA other Directives can be applicable to the equipment in the scope, for example the Electro Magnetic Compatibility Directive.

Standard NumberBS EN 13204:2016
TitleDouble acting hydraulic rescue tools for fire and rescue service use. Safety and performance requirements
Publication Date30 September 2016
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 4871, ISO 3949, ISO 4413, EN 10210-2, ISO 10619-1:2017, EN 10025-2:2004, EN 10025-1:2004, EN 50565-2:2014, EN ISO 7751:1997, EN ISO 13732-1, EN ISO 14120, EN 853, EN ISO 11688-1, ISO/TR 14121-2, IEC 60529, EN 854, EN ISO 11201, ISO 12100, EN ISO 3949, EN 60529, EN 856, ISO 3744:2010, EN ISO 4413, EN 659, ISO 14120, EN 857, EN 60204-1, EN ISO 3744:2010, ISO/TR 11688-1, ISO 11201, EN ISO 4871, EN 837-1, EN ISO 12100, ISO 1402, EN ISO 1402, EN ISO 10619-1, ISO 7751:1991
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS ISO 5598:2020, ISO 5598:2020, EN 547-2, EN 10083-2, ISO 9614-2, ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 11546-2, ISO 9614-1, ISO/TR 11688-2, EN 1005-2, EN 1746, EN 61310-3, EN 61000-6-3, 2006/42/EC, EN ISO 11688-2, ISO 13849-1, EN ISO/IEC 17025, EN 61000-6-1, ISO 13857, ISO 9001, EN ISO 9614-1, EN ISO 9614-2, EN 764-1, EN ISO 11546-2, EN ISO 11820, ISO 13850, EN ISO 13849-1, ISO 11820, EN ISO 13857, EN ISO 9001, EN ISO 13850, CEN Guide 414
ReplacesBS EN 13204:2004+A1:2012
International RelationshipsEN 13204:2016
Draft Superseded By15/30295265 DC
DescriptorsCutting tools, Maintenance, Equipment safety, Verification, Safety measures, Risk assessment, Hazards, Rescue equipment, Performance testing, Emergency equipment, Performance, Inspection, Hydraulically-operated devices, Hydraulic equipment, Firefighting equipment
Title in FrenchMatériels hydrauliques de désincarcération à double effet à usage des services d'incendie et de secours. Prescriptions de sécurité et de performance
Title in GermanDoppelt wirkende hydraulische Rettungsgeräte für die Feuerwehr und Rettungsdienste. Sicherheits- und Leistungsanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 85398 2
File Size2.23 MB

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