DS/EN 1398:2009

Dock levellers - Safety requirements


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
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Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast

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Scope

1.1 This European Standard specifies the safety requirements for design, construction, installation, maintenance and testing of dock levellers and for safety components on dock levellers.
With the exception of:
a) dock levellers for marine and aircraft applications;
b) lifting tables;
c) vehicle mounted tail lifts.
NOTE 1 – Requirements for lifting tables are laid down in EN 1570.
NOTE 2 – Requirements for vehicle mounted tail lifts are laid down in EN 1756-1.
1.2 This European Standard is applicable to dock levellers which are used by persons and/or manual or power driven transport equipment (e. g. forklift trucks) as traffic paths between goods vehicles, both road vehicles and rail wagons, and parts of buildings such as loading docks. This standard does not deal with other bridging devices not shown in Figure 1.


Number of pages: 36

Published: 2009-04-27

Date of approval: 2009-04-02

International relationships : EN 1398:2009 IDT

ICS: 53.080 - Storage equipment

Item number: M211554


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 98/WG 5

Danish committee

DS/S-353