BS EN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020 - Rough-terrain trucks. Safety requirements and verification. Variable-reach trucks
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BS EN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020

Rough-terrain trucks. Safety requirements and verification. Variable-reach trucks

Status : Current   Published : December 2017



This European Standard specifies the safety requirements of self-propelled variable-reach rough-terrain trucks (hereafter referred to as trucks), intended to handle loads, equipped with a telescopic lifting means (pivoted boom), on which a load handling device (e.g. carriage and fork arms) is fitted. For the purpose of this standard, rough-terrain variable-reach trucks are designed to transport, lift and place loads and can be driven on unimproved terrain. Fork arms are considered to be part of the truck. Trucks can also be equipped with a variety of attachments (e.g. bale spikes, mowers, sweepers). This European Standard deals with all the significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to the trucks when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Annex A). This European Standard does not apply to: - slewing variable reach rough terrain trucks covered by EN 1459-2; - industrial variable reach trucks covered by EN ISO 3691-2; - lorry-mounted variable reach trucks; - variable reach trucks fitted with tilting or elevating operator position; - mobile cranes covered by EN 13000; - machines designed primarily for earth moving, even if their buckets and blades are replaced with forks (see EN 474 series); - trucks designed primarily with variable length load suspension elements (e.g. chain, ropes) from which the load may swing freely in all directions; - trucks fitted with personnel/work platforms, designed to move persons to elevated working positions; - trucks designed primarily for container handling; - trucks on tracks; - trucks with articulated chassis; - attachments (covered by prEN 1459-5). This European Standard does not address hazards linked to: - hybrid power systems; - gas power system; - gasoline engine system; - battery power system; - tractor specific devices (e.g. PTO). This European Standard does not address hazards which may occur: a) when handling suspended loads which may swing freely (additional requirements are given in prEN 1459-4 (in preparation)); b) when using trucks on public roads; c) when operating in potentially explosive atmospheres; d) when operating underground; e) when towing trailers; f) when fitted with a personnel work platform (additional requirements are given in EN 1459-3); g) when using cruise-control. This European Standard does not provide a method of calculation for fatigue and strength of material. This document is not applicable to trucks manufactured before the date of its publication. Modification to the Scope: Replace the last indent of fifth paragraph with the following: "- attachments".

Standard NumberBS EN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020
TitleRough-terrain trucks. Safety requirements and verification. Variable-reach trucks
Publication Date06 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 6682:1986, EN 13059:2002, EN 12895:2015, EN 13309:2010, EN 15000:2008, ISO 2328:2011, ISO 7096:2000, EN ISO 13849-1:2015, EN 12053:2001+A1:2008 (07/08), ISO 5053-1:2015, ISO 4413:2010, EN ISO 2867:2011, EN ISO 2860:2008, IEC 62061:2005, ISO 2860:1992, EN ISO 3457:2008, EN ISO 11688-1:2009, ISO 2330:2002, EN ISO 3449:2008, ISO 3449:2005, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN ISO 4413:2010, EN ISO 13857:2008, EN ISO 7096:2008, ISO 3795:1989, EN ISO 3471:2008, ISO 13850:2015, EN 62061:2005, ISO 12100:2010, ISO 2867:2011, EN 15830:2012, EN ISO 13850:2015, IEC 60529:1989 Cons Ed 2-1, ISO 6011:2003, ISO 5353:1995 (R05), ISO 6682:1986/AMD 1:1989, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995, ISO 6683:2005, EN 12053:2001, EN 60529:1991, prEN 1459-5:2017, EN ISO 5353:1998, EN ISO 6683:2008, ISO 3457:2003 Ed 4, ISO 13857:2008, ISO 13849-1:2015, EN 13059:2002+A1:2008 (07/08), ISO 3471:2008, EN ISO 6682:2008
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 10896-1:2012, EN 61310-1:2008, IEC 61310-1:2007, ISO 10972-3:2003, CEN/TR 1459-6, ISO 10532, EN ISO 11688-2, ISO 5010, EN ISO 13732-1, ISO/TR 11688-2, ISO 6016, EN ISO 3411, EN ISO 3691-2, ISO 3411, ECE R43, ISO 10263-5, ISO 13732-1, ISO 3691-2, EN 1459-2, EN 1459-3, EN 894-1, prEN 1459-4
ReplacesBS EN 1459:1998+A3:2012
International RelationshipsEN 1459-1:2017+A1:2020
Amended ByAmendment, March 2020
Draft Superseded By18/30374473 DC
DescriptorsMaterials handling equipment, Lifting equipment, Hydraulic equipment, Roll-over protective structures, Industrial trucks, Protective cabs, Vehicle components, Symbols, Occupational safety, Transportation safety, Load-supporting devices, Dynamic testing, Electrical equipment, Fork trucks, Control devices, Stability, Formulae (mathematics), Instructions for use, Verification, Testing conditions, Industrial accidents, Pipework systems, Hazards, Power transmission systems, Reach trucks, Handbooks, Materials handling components, Marking, High-lift trucks, Test equipment, Mechanical components, Equipment safety, Performance testing, Type testing, Working conditions (physical), Mechanical testing, Environment (working)
Title in FrenchChariots tout-terrain. Prescriptions de sécurité et vérification Chariots à portée variable
Title in GermanGeländegängige Stapler. Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Verifizierung Stapler mit veränderlicher Reichweite
ISBN978 0 539 00214 0
File Size2.977 MB

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