BS EN 1501-1:2011+A1:2015 - Refuse collection vehicles. General requirements and safety requirements. Rear loaded refuse collection vehicles
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BS EN 1501-1:2011+A1:2015

Refuse collection vehicles. General requirements and safety requirements. Rear loaded refuse collection vehicles

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : December 2011



This European Standard applies to rear loaded refuse collection vehicles (RCV), as defined in 3.2.

This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to the rear loaded RCV, when it is used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer, throughout its foreseeable lifetime, as defined in Clause 4.

This European Standard is applicable to the design and construction of the rear loaded RCV so as to ensure that it is fit for its function and can be operated, adjusted and maintained during its entire lifetime. It is not applicable to the end of life of the rear loaded RCV.

This part 1 describes and defines the safety requirements of rear loaded RCVs excluding the interface tailgate/discharge door with the lifting device(s) and the lifting device(s) as illustrated in Figure A.1.

Safety requirements for the lifting device(s) and the interface with the tailgate/discharge door are defined in EN 1501‑5.

This European Standard is not applicable to:

  • operation in severe conditions, e.g. extreme environmental conditions such as:

    • below - 25 °C and above + 40 °C temperatures;

    • tropical environment;

    • wind velocity in excess of 75 km/h;

  • contaminating environment;

  • corrosive environment;

  • operation in potentially explosive atmospheres;

  • handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. hot wastes, acids and bases, radioactive materials, contaminated waste, especially fragile loads, explosives);

  • operation on ships.

This European Standard is not applicable to machinery which is manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

Standard NumberBS EN 1501-1:2011+A1:2015
TitleRefuse collection vehicles. General requirements and safety requirements. Rear loaded refuse collection vehicles
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 December 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 13309:2010, EN 1088:1995+A2:2008, ISO 4414, EN 547-1:1996+A1:2008, EN 349:1993+A1:2008, EN 894-1:1997+A1:2008, EN ISO 13849-2:2008, IEC 60204-1:2005, IEC 61310-1:2007, EN ISO 4413:2010, EN 60204-1:2006, EN ISO 13850:2008, ISO 13855:2010, ISO 7000:2004, IEC 60529:1989, IEC 60417, EN ISO 7731:2008, EN ISO 4414:2010, EN ISO 13849-1:2008, ISO 4413:2010, ISO 13849-2:2003, EN ISO 13857:2008, ISO 13857:2008, ISO 7731:2003, EN 61310-1:2008, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 13855:2010, ISO 12100:2010, EN 547-2:1996+A1:2008, EN 1501-4:2007, EN 894-3:2000+A1:2008, EN 1037:1995+A1:2008, EN 60529:1991, EN 1501-5:2011, EN 574:1996+A1:2008, ISO 13850:2006, EN 953:1997+A1:2009
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 3411:2007, 2008/98/EC, 2000/532/EC, EN ISO 6743-4, 2002/44/EC, ISO 3411:2007, ISO 15817, 2006/42/EC, CEN Guide 414, ISO 6743-4:1999, EN 12096:1997, EN 1501-3:2008, EN 500-1:2006+A1:2009, EN 894-2:1997+A1:2008, EN 1501-2:2005+A1:2009
ReplacesBS EN 1501-1:1998+A2:2009
International RelationshipsEN 1501-1:2011+A1:2015
Amended ByAmendment, April 2015
Draft Superseded By14/30299766 DC
DescriptorsSound generators, Safety measures, Dimensions, Inspection, Waste compactors, Noise (environmental), Lifting equipment, Warning lights, Electrical components, Public works vehicles, Materials handling equipment, Axles, Sound intensity, Waste disposal vehicles, Hydraulic transmission systems, Hazards, Waste handling equipment, Verification, Road vehicle components, Flexible pipes, Road vehicles, Technical data sheets, Vehicle components, Clearances, Warning devices, Factor of safety, Safety devices, Instructions for use, Equipment safety, Control devices, Design, Graphic symbols, Maintenance, Marking, Control switches, Pressure, Vehicle bodywork, Stability
Title in FrenchBennes de collecte des déchets. Exigences générales et exigences de sécurité. Bennes à chargement arrière
Title in GermanAbfallsammelfahrzeuge und die dazugehörigen Schüttungen. Allgemeine Anforderungen und Sicherheitsanforderungen. Hecklader
ISBN978 0 580 86322 6
File Size2.27 MB

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