BS 8620:2016 Low level work platform with one working platform with side protection for use by one person with a maximum working platform height no greater than 2.5 m. Specification.

BS 8620:2016

Low level work platform with one working platform with side protection for use by one person with a maximum working platform height no greater than 2.5 m. Specification

Status : Current   Published : October 2016

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What is this standard about?

It provides minimum safety and performance criteria for low-level work platforms (LLWPs) which are also known as podiums or pulpits.

Who is this standard for?

Anyone responsible for specifying, manufacturing, selling, procuring or using LLWPs.

Why should you use this standard?

 LLWPs have been used extensively since the introduction of the Work at Height Regulations in 2005. Using this standard will help ensure that the safest low level access solutions are being manufactured, bought and used.   

What’s changed since the last update?

Performance criteria have been enhanced with a dimensional change to side protection and modification to two specific tests. 




Standard NumberBS 8620:2016
TitleLow level work platform with one working platform with side protection for use by one person with a maximum working platform height no greater than 2.5 m. Specification
StatusCurrent
Publication Date31 October 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 13706-3:2002, BS EN ISO 6892-1, BS EN ISO 14731, BS EN ISO 14713-1, BS EN ISO 3834, BS 7371, BS EN 572-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)Work at Height Regulations 2005, BS 1139-6, BS EN 12811-2, BS 1129, BS EN 280, BS EN 131, BS 2037, BS EN 1004
Amended ByCorrigendum, June 2017
DescriptorsStructural design, Materials handling equipment, Mobile working platforms, Lifting equipment, Occupational safety, Accident prevention, Hoists, Stability, Design calculations, Mechanical testing, Passenger hoists, Control devices, Performance testing
ICS13.100
91.220
CommitteeB/514/24
ISBN978 0 580 98773 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages32
File Size846 KB
Price£182.00


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