Cranes - Offshore cranes - Part 1: General-purpose offshore cranes
|Publication Date:||1 October 2013|
|ICS Code (Lifting and cargo handling equipment):||47.020.40|
|ICS Code (Cranes):||53.020.20|
This European Standard specifies the requirements for general-purpose offshore cranes including their supporting pedestals or structures. The standard is applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes covered by the scope of this European Standard which are manufactured after the date of its publication as EN. This European Standard is not applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN. This European Standard does not cover use of - or hazards relating to the following: a) fabrication, transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling, scrapping or changing the configuration of the crane; b) lifting accessories, i.e. any item between the hook and the load; c) minimum design temperature below -20 °C; d) operations at an ambient temperature above 45 °C; e) lifting operations involving more than one crane; f) accidental loads due to collisions; g) hand powered cranes and other cranes with a rated capacity less than 2 t or outreach less than 8 m; h) emergency rescue operations; (except training) i) subsea lifting operations. The significant hazards covered by this European standard are identified in Clause 4. This European Standard includes requirements for the lifting of personnel by a general-purpose offshore crane.