UNLIMITED FREE ACCESS TO THE WORLD'S BEST IDEAS

close

CEN/TS 1459-8

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

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 60
ICS Code (Industrial trucks): 53.060
scope:

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

CEN/TS 1459-8
September 1, 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...

References

Advertisement