DS/CEN/TS 1459-8

Rough-terrain trucks – Safety requirements and verification – Part 8: Variable-reach tractors

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Organization: DS
Publication Date: 17 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 56
ICS Code (Industrial trucks): 53.060
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This document specifies requirements related to permanent mounted equipment for rough-terrain variable-reach tractors (here-after referred to as "RTVR tractors") and additional requirements for the combination. This document does not apply to: - machines designed primarily for earth moving, even if their buckets and blades are replaced with forks (see EN 474 series); - attachments. This document does not address hazards which may occur a) when handling suspended loads which may swing freely; b) when using RTVR tractors 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 document does not provide a method of calculation for fatigue and strength of material. This document is not applicable to RTVR tractors manufactured before the date of its publication.

Document History

DS/CEN/TS 1459-8
September 17, 2018
Rough-terrain trucks – Safety requirements and verification – Part 8: Variable-reach tractors
This document specifies requirements related to permanent mounted equipment for rough-terrain variable-reach tractors (here-after referred to as “RTVR tractors”) and additional requirements for the...
Rough-terrain trucks – Safety requirements and verification – Part 8: Variable-reach tractors
This Technical Specification specifies requirements related to permanent mounted equipment for rough-terrain variable-reach tractors (here-after referred to as "RTVR tractors") and additional...
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