BS EN IEC 60900:2018 - Live working. Hand tools for use up to 1 000 V AC and 1 500 V DC

BS EN IEC 60900:2018

Live working. Hand tools for use up to 1 000 V AC and 1 500 V DC

Status : Current, Under review   Published : August 2018



IEC 60900:2018 is available as

IEC 60900:2018 RLV

which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 60900:2018 is applicable to insulated, insulating and hybrid hand tools used for working live or close to live parts at nominal voltages up to 1 000 V AC and 1 500 V DC. The products designed and manufactured according to this document contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use (where appropriate). This document has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of IEC 61477 where applicable. The products covered by this document may have an impact on the environment during some or all stages of its life cycle. These impacts can range from slight to significant, be of short term or long-term duration, and occur at the global, regional or local level. This document does not include requirements and test provisions for the manufacturers of the products, or recommendations to the users of the products for environmental improvement. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition, published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) addition of a third category of tools has been added, namely hybrid hand tools;
b) introduction of a new informative Annex A on examples of insulated, insulating and hybrid hand tools.
Key words: Live Working, Insulated, Insulating, Hand Tools
The contents of the corrigendum of January 2019 have been included in this copy.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60900:2018
TitleLive working. Hand tools for use up to 1 000 V AC and 1 500 V DC
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date29 August 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 9656, IEC 60417, ISO 1174-1, ISO 9655, ISO 9654, IEC 60060-1, ISO 9657, IEC 60212, IEC 61318, IEC 61477
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60050 (all parts), ISO 5744, ISO 5742, ISO 1703, IEC 60743, ISO 8979
ReplacesBS EN 60900:2012
International RelationshipsEN IEC 60900:2018,IEC 60900:2018
Draft Superseded By14/30313724 DC
DescriptorsScrewdrivers, Direct current, Hand tools, Alternating current, Mechanical testing, Tweezers, Electrical safety, Knives (tools), Electrical testing, Marking, Electrical insulation devices, Voltage, Electrical insulation, Wrenches, Electrical insulating materials, Pliers, Live working
Title in FrenchTravaux sous tension. Outils à main pour usage jusqu'à 1 000 V en courant alternatif et 1 500 V en courant continu
Title in GermanArbeiten unter Spannung. Handwerkzeuge zum Gebrauch bis AC 1 000 V und DC 1 500 V
ISBN978 0 580 88155 8
File Size4.481 MB

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