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  • BS 7901:2002 (published 2002-07)

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    Specification for recovery vehicles and vehicle recovery equipment

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  23-07-2002

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Stability
    5 Mechanical components
    6 Safe access
    7 Stowage of equipment
    8 Guarding
    9 Controls
    10 Wire rope sheaves
    11 Snatchblocks
    12 Load restraints and anchorages
    13 Ropes
    14 Winches
    15 Electrical equipment
    16 Hydraulic equipment
    17 Pneumatic equipment
    18 Passenger cabs added to the host chassis
    19 Safety
    20 Recovery equipment testing
    21 Test certificates and documentation
    22 Information for use
    Annex A (normative) Type test method for winches
    Annex B (normative) Static test method for winches
    Annex C (normative) Type test methods for recovery equipment
    Annex D (normative) Production test methods for recovery
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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes performance requirements for recovery equipment specifically for moving a casualty vehicle during breakdown or recovery activities.

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    Committee MHE/3
    Development Note Supersedes 99/707697 DC (06/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2012. (10/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 7121-12:1999 Code of practice for safe use of cranes Recovery vehicles and equipment. Code of practice
    BS PAS 43(2002) : 2002 AMD 1 2004 SAFE WORKING OF VEHICLE BREAKDOWN AND RECOVERY OPERATORS - MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SPECIFICATION

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    BS EN 60204-32:2008 Safety of machinery. Electrical equipment of machines Requirements for hoisting machines
    BS EN 811 : 1997 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - SAFETY DISTANCES TO PREVENT DANGER ZONES BEING REACHED BY THE LOWER LIMBS
    BS EN 294 : 1992 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - SAFETY DISTANCES TO PREVENT DANGER ZONES BEING REACHED BY THE UPPER LIMBS
    BS EN 50081-1 : 1992 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - GENERIC EMISSION STANDARD - RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND LIGHT INDUSTRY
    BS EN 418 : 1992 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - EMERGENCY STOP EQUIPMENT, FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS - PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN
    BS EN 12385-1 : 2002 STEEL WIRE ROPES - SAFETY - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 12385-4 : 2002 STEEL WIRE ROPES - SAFETY - PART 4: STRANDED ROPES FOR GENERAL LIFTING APPLICATIONS
    BS EN 12077-2 : 1999 CRANES SAFETY - REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY - PART 2: LIMITING AND INDICATING DEVICES
    BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE)
    BS EN 61000-6-2:2005 (published 2005-12) Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) Generic standards - Immunity for industrial environments
    BS EN 1012-1:2010 Compressors and vacuum pumps. Safety requirements Air compressors
    BS EN 292-2 : 1991 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - BASIC CONCEPTS - GENERAL PRINCIPALS FOR DESIGN - TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES AND SPECIFICATION
    BS 7121-12:1999 Code of practice for safe use of cranes Recovery vehicles and equipment. Code of practice
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