BS EN 16719:2018 - Transport platforms
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BS EN 16719:2018

Transport platforms

Status : Current, Under review   Published : March 2018
Conformity to regulation : Designated



1.1 Temporarily-installed, guided powered platforms with rack and pinion drive, which have an open carrier and hold-to-run controls operated by authorized, trained operators on the carrier. Used for transporting authorised passengers and materials vertically (or along the path 15° maximum of the vertical), at limited speed (max 0,2 m/s), with a minimum offset distance of 500 mm and serving fixed levels on a building or structure for construction related activities including renovation and maintenance. This European Standard does not include a) hydraulic drives for transport platforms, b) wire rope drives for transport platforms, c) chain drives for transport platforms, d) use as a Mast Climbing Work Platform (see EN 1495), e) use as a Goods Hoist (see EN 12158-1), f) use as a Passenger/Goods Hoist (see EN 12159). 1.2 This European Standard identifies hazards as listed in Clause 4 which arise during the various phases in the life of such equipment and describes methods for the elimination or reduction of these hazards when used as intended by the manufacturer. 1.3 This European Standard does not specify the additional requirements for a) operation in severe conditions (e.g. extreme climates, strong magnetic fields), b) lightning protection, c) operation subject to special rules (e.g. potentially explosive atmospheres), d) electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity), e) handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. molten metal, acids/bases, f) radiating materials, fragile loads), g) the use of combustion engines, h) the use of remote controls, i) hazards occurring during manufacture, j) hazards occurring as a result of mobility, k) hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road, l) earthquakes, m) noise. 1.4 This European Standard is not applicable to a) builders hoists for materials, b) builders hoists for persons and materials, c) lifts according to EN 81-1:1998, EN 81-2:1998 and EN 81-3:2000, d) inclined hoists according to EN 12158-2:2000, e) work cages suspended from lifting appliances, f) work platforms carried on the forks of fork trucks, g) work platforms, h) funiculars, i) lifts specially designed for military purposes, j) mine lifts, k) theatre elevators, l) special purpose lifts. 1.5 This European Standard deals with the transport platform installation. It includes the base frame and base enclosure but excludes the design of any concrete, hard core, timber or other foundation arrangement. It includes the design of mast ties but excludes the design of anchorage bolts to the supporting structure. It includes the landing gates and their frames but excludes the design of any anchorage fixing bolts to the supporting structure.

Standard NumberBS EN 16719:2018
TitleTransport platforms
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date15 March 2018
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 11688-2:2000, EN 60204-1 (IEC 60204-1:2005) AS, EN ISO 13850:2015, EN 1037:1995+A1:2008, ISO 12100:2010, ISO 7731:2003, ISO 6336-3:2006, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, EN 349:1993+A1:2008, EN ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 13849-1:2015, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 14119:2013, EN ISO 11688-1:2009, EN 60204-32:2008, EN ISO 4871:2009, ISO/TR 11688-2:1998, EN 60529:1991, ISO 6336-5:2016, EN 60947-5-1:2004, EN ISO 7731:2005, ISO 4302:2016, ISO 4871:1996, ISO 14119:2013, ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 13849-2:2012, ISO 13849-2:2012, ISO 6336-1:2006, EN 81-20:2014, ISO 13850:2015, ISO 6336-2:2006, ISO 13849-1:2015
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 81-50:2014, EN 60947-4-1:2010, EN 12159:2012, EN 1999-1-1:2007, EN 12158-1:2000+A1:2010, EN 13001-2:2014, EN 894-1:1997+A1:2008, EN 81-3:2000+A1:2008, EN 1991-1-4:2005, EN 81-22:2014, EN 1495:1997+A2:2009, EN 13001-3-1:2012+A2:2018, EN 12158-2:2000+A1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 16719:2018
Draft Superseded By14/30295634 DC
DescriptorsSafety devices, Road safety, Goods hoists, Platforms, Equipment safety, Road transport, Hoists, Machine guards, Hazards, Transportation safety
Title in FrenchPlate-formes de transport
Title in GermanTransportbühnen
ISBN978 0 580 85497 2
File Size4.328 MB

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