CENELEC - EN 61477
Live working - Minimum requirements for the utilization of tools, devices and equipment
|Publication Date:||1 June 2009|
|ICS Code (Power transmission and distribution lines):||29.240.20|
|ICS Code (Protection against electric shock. Live working):||13.260|
|ICS Code (Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions):||29.260.99|
This International Standard gives the minimum requirements relative to specification, manufacture, selection, application and maintenance of tools, devices and equipment for live working.
It provides the type of information which is useful to skilled persons in order to make the use of tools, devices and equipment safer.
This type of information includes:
• the characteristics of tools, devices and equipment;
• their conditions for use;
• their conditions for maintenance;
• their conditions for storage and transportation.
Such information may be given in standards, manufacturer's instructions for use and in internal regulations set forth by companies for their own employees.
Such information should be completed by work methods, which are excluded from the scope of this standard.
In this standard, the word tool(s) is used for "tools, devices and equipment for live working" unless otherwise specified.