19/30381006 DC - BS EN 13586. Cranes. Access

19/30381006 DC

BS EN 13586. Cranes. Access

Status : Current, Draft for public comment   Published : July 2019



This document specifies design requirements for non-powered access installed on cranes.


For other type of access a requirement for information to be supplied is specified.

This document covers access to control stations and all access required for maintenance, certain erection and dismantling operations (see below) and emergency.

For those cranes which are intended to be erected and dismantled at their places of work, specific requirements for the access needed during these operations are given in the appropriate European Standards for specific crane types.


Specific requirements for access on particular types of cranes are given in the appropriate European Standard for the particular crane type.

The dimensions given in this document do not take into account the safety distances related to:

  • guarding;

  • relative movement between crane and adjacent structure;

  • hazardous surface temperature;

  • electrical equipment.

The significant hazards covered by this document are identified in Clause 4.

This document is not applicable to cranes which are manufactured before the date of publication by CEN of this standard.

Standard Number19/30381006 DC
TitleBS EN 13586. Cranes. Access
StatusCurrent, Draft for public comment
Publication Date09 July 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 349:1993+A1:2008, ISO 12100:2010, EN 13001-3-1:2012+A2:2018, EN 81-43:2009, EN 363:2018, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN 795:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 14122-1, EN ISO 14122-3, ISO 14122-2, EN ISO 14122-2, ISO 14122-3, ISO 14122-1, ISO 14122-4, EN ISO 14122-4
International RelationshipsprEN 13586
Draft Expiry Date26 August 2019
DescriptorsHand-rails, Access, Ladders, Step irons, Cranes, Lifting equipment, Stairs, Hazards, Erecting (construction operation), Dimensions, Safety measures
Title in FrenchAppareils de levage à charge suspendue - Accès
Title in GermanKrane - Zugang
File Size2.334 MB
NotesWarning: this draft is not current beyond its expiry date for comments.

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