Leisure accommodation vehicles - Caravan holiday homes - Habitation requirements relating to health and safety

This European Standard specifies requirements intended to ensure safety and health of persons using caravan holiday homes as defined in EN 13878, as temporary or seasonal accommodation.
It specifies grades of resistance to snow loads and the stability of the structure of caravan holiday homes as well as the minimum information to be included in a user's handbook.
It also specifies the corresponding test methods.

Bewohnbare Freizeitfahrzeuge - Mobilheime - Anforderungen an den Wohnbereich hinsichtlich Gesundheit und Sicherheit

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen fest, die für die Sicherheit und Gesundheit von Personen gedacht sind, wenn diese Mobilheime, wie in EN 13878 definiert, zeitweilig oder saisonbedingt bewohnen.
Sie legt die Festigkeitsklassen gegen Schneelasten und die Stabilität des Aufbaus von Mobilheimen sowie die Mindestangaben, die in einem Benutzerhandbuch enthalten sein müssen, fest.
Sie legt auch die entsprechenden Prüfverfahren fest.

Véhicules habitables de loisirs - Résidences mobiles - Exigences d'habitation relatives à la santé et à la sécurité

La présente Norme européenne spécifie les exigences destinées à assurer la sécurité et protéger la santé des personnes utilisant des résidences mobiles telles que définies dans l’EN 13878, comme logements temporaires ou saisonniers.
Elle définit les classes de résistance aux charges de neige et indique les conditions à respecter pour assurer la stabilité de la structure des résidences mobiles, ainsi que les informations minimales devant figurer dans le livret de l’usager.
Elle spécifie également les méthodes d’essai correspondantes.

Bivalna počitniška vozila - Premične počitniške hišice - Zdravstvene in varnostne zahteve za bivanje

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 1647:2019+A1:2021
01-oktober-2021

Bivalna počitniška vozila - Premične počitniške hišice - Zdravstvene in varnostne

zahteve za bivanje
Leisure accommodation vehicles - Caravan holiday homes - Habitation requirements
relating to health and safety
Bewohnbare Freizeitfahrzeuge - Mobilheime - Anforderungen an den Wohnbereich
hinsichtlich Gesundheit und Sicherheit

Véhicules habitables de loisirs - Résidences mobiles - Exigences d'habitation relatives à

la santé et à la sécurité
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 1647:2018+A1:2021
ICS:
43.100 Osebni avtomobili. Bivalne Passenger cars. Caravans
prikolice in lahke prikolice and light trailers
SIST EN 1647:2019+A1:2021 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 1647:2019+A1:2021
EN 1647:2018+A1
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
August 2021
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 43.100 Supersedes EN 1647:2018
English Version
Leisure accommodation vehicles - Caravan holiday homes
- Habitation requirements relating to health and safety

Véhicules habitables de loisirs - Résidences mobiles - Bewohnbare Freizeitfahrzeuge - Mobilheime -

Exigences d'habitation relatives à la santé et à la Anforderungen an den Wohnbereich hinsichtlich

sécurité Gesundheit und Sicherheit

This European Standard was approved by CEN on 13 May 2018 and includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 18 May 2021.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this

European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references

concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN

member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management

Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,

Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and

United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2021 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 1647:2018+A1:2021 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 5

Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................... 5

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 7

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 7

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 7

4 Testing ................................................................................................................................................................. 7

5 Design and construction ............................................................................................................................... 8

5.1 Occupancy .......................................................................................................................................................... 8

5.2 Ceiling height .................................................................................................................................................... 8

5.3 Glazed areas ...................................................................................................................................................... 8

5.4 Doors .................................................................................................................................................................... 8

5.5 Glazing ................................................................................................................................................................. 8

5.6 Classification of thermal insulation and heating ................................................................................. 8

5.7 Roof space ventilation ................................................................................................................................... 9

5.8 Underfloor ......................................................................................................................................................... 9

5.9 Fire behaviour of materials ......................................................................................................................... 9

5.10 Stability (resistance to overturning) ....................................................................................................... 9

5.11 Structural classification of caravan holiday homes ............................................................................ 9

6 Internal equipment ..................................................................................................................................... 10

6.1 Bunks ................................................................................................................................................................ 10

6.1.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 10

6.1.2 Mattress and/or upholstery ..................................................................................................................... 10

6.1.3 Clearance ......................................................................................................................................................... 10

6.1.4 Protection against falling out ................................................................................................................... 10

6.1.5 Mechanical strength .................................................................................................................................... 11

6.1.6 Security of folding bunks ........................................................................................................................... 11

6.1.7 Access to high level bunks......................................................................................................................... 11

6.1.8 Protection against entrapment ............................................................................................................... 12

6.2 Cooking appliance ........................................................................................................................................ 12

6.3 Toilets ............................................................................................................................................................... 12

6.3.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 12

6.3.2 Toilets connected to water supply system .......................................................................................... 12

6.3.3 Toilets not connected to water supply system .................................................................................. 12

6.4 Lighting ............................................................................................................................................................ 12

6.5 Appliances....................................................................................................................................................... 12

7 Drinking water supply and drainage systems ................................................................................... 13

7.1 Drinking water .............................................................................................................................................. 13

7.1.1 Supply ............................................................................................................................................................... 13

7.1.2 Materials .......................................................................................................................................................... 13

7.1.3 Supply coupling ............................................................................................................................................. 13

7.2 Drainage system ........................................................................................................................................... 13

8 Installations ................................................................................................................................................... 13

8.1 Electricity ........................................................................................................................................................ 13

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8.2 Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ................................................................................................................ 13

8.3 Liquid fuel........................................................................................................................................................ 13

9 Ventilation ....................................................................................................................................................... 14

9.1 Safety ventilation .......................................................................................................................................... 14

9.2 Additional ventilation ................................................................................................................................. 14

9.2.1 Larder and food storage ............................................................................................................................. 14

9.2.2 Fold-away beds .............................................................................................................................................. 14

9.2.3 Wardrobes and bed lockers ...................................................................................................................... 14

10 Fire precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 14

10.1 Means of escape ............................................................................................................................................. 14

10.1.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 14

10.1.2 Escape path ..................................................................................................................................................... 14

10.1.3 Sanitation compartments .......................................................................................................................... 15

10.1.4 Emergency doors .......................................................................................................................................... 15

10.1.5 Interior doors ................................................................................................................................................. 15

10.1.6 Emergency windows and emergency panels ...................................................................................... 15

10.1.7 Obstruction of doors, escape paths or emergency exits ................................................................. 17

10.2 Protection of surfaces adjacent to heat generating appliances ................................................... 17

10.3 Protection of flammable elements ......................................................................................................... 17

10.3.1 Rigid and guided elements ........................................................................................................................ 17

10.3.2 Non-guided elements .................................................................................................................................. 18

10.4 Hotplates .......................................................................................................................................................... 18

11 Warning notice .............................................................................................................................................. 18

11.1 Provision of warning notice ...................................................................................................................... 18

11.2 Content of warning notice ......................................................................................................................... 19

12 User's handbook ........................................................................................................................................... 19

Annex A (normative) Thermal insulation - Method of calculation (see 5.7) ........................................ 21

A.1 Explanation of terms used ......................................................................................................................... 21

A.2 Objectives of calculation ............................................................................................................................ 22

A.3 Method of calculation .................................................................................................................................. 22

A.3.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 22

A.3.2 Calculation of R , R , R .............................................................................................................................. 22

1 2 3

A.3.3 Calculation of thermal transmittance for one caravan holiday home wall, Uw ..................... 24

A.3.4 Calculation of overall thermal transmittance of caravan holiday home, U ............................ 24

A.3.5 Losses of heat via the walls, k ................................................................................................................ 25

A.3.6 Losses of heat due to renewal of air, k ................................................................................................. 25

A.3.7 Rated power of heating appliances, P ................................................................................................... 25

A.3.8 Temperature .................................................................................................................................................. 25

Annex B (normative) Snow Load Test ................................................................................................................ 27

B.1 Principle ........................................................................................................................................................... 27

B.2 Preparation ..................................................................................................................................................... 27

B.3 Loading procedure ....................................................................................................................................... 27

B.4 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 27

B.5 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 27

Annex C (normative) Clear height over bunks (see 6.1.3) .......................................................................... 28

C.1 Principle ........................................................................................................................................................... 28

C.2 Preparation and procedure ...................................................................................................................... 28

C.3 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 28

C.4 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 28

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Annex D (normative) Strength of protection against falling out of bunks (see 6.1.4.3) ................. 29

D.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 29

D.2 Preparation and procedure ...................................................................................................................... 29

D.3 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 29

D.4 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 29

Annex E (normative) Mechanical strength of bunks (see 6.1.5) .............................................................. 30

E.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 30

E.2 Selection of bunk .......................................................................................................................................... 30

E.3 Preparation and procedure ...................................................................................................................... 30

E.4 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 30

E.5 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 30

Annex F (normative) Security of folding bunks (see 6.1.6) ........................................................................ 31

F.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 31

F.2 Preparation and procedure ...................................................................................................................... 31

F.3 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 31

F.4 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 31

Annex G (normative) Safety of access to high level bunks (see 6.1.7) ................................................... 32

G.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 32

G.2 Preparation and procedure ...................................................................................................................... 32

G.2.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 32

G.2.2 Attachment and deflection ....................................................................................................................... 32

G.3 Expression of results ................................................................................................................................... 32

G.4 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 32

Annex H (normative) Measurement of gaps (see 6.1.8) .............................................................................. 34

H.1 Cone measuring device .............................................................................................................................. 34

H.2 Gaps in the base structure ........................................................................................................................ 34

H.3 Measurement of gaps .................................................................................................................................. 34

Annex I (normative) Test equipment ................................................................................................................. 35

I.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 35

I.2 Load measuring cell .................................................................................................................................... 35

I.3 Load measuring cell .................................................................................................................................... 35

I.4 Certified weights .......................................................................................................................................... 35

I.5 Load spreading platform ........................................................................................................................... 35

I.6 Flexible load spreading device ................................................................................................................ 35

I.7 Ball ..................................................................................................................................................................... 35

I.8 Cone measuring device .............................................................................................................................. 35

Annex J (informative) Environmental aspects ................................................................................................ 36

Annex K (informative) Types of socket outlet in Europe ............................................................................ 37

Bibliography ................................................................................................................................................................. 39

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European foreword

This document (EN 1647:2018+A1:2021) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 245

“Leisure accommodation vehicles”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by February 2022, and conflicting national standards

shall be withdrawn at the latest by February 2022.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 18 May 2021.
This document supersedes !EN 1647:2018".

The start and finish of text introduced or altered by amendment is indicated in the text by tags !".

In relation to EN 1647:2012, the following main technical changes were implemented:

a) Figure 1 modified by removing EN 1645-2 and EN 1646-2, which were withdrawn;
b) in 5.2 “Ceiling height”, requirements specified;
c) in 5.5 “Glazing”, requirements specified;

d) (former) 5.6 “kitchen location” and 5.10 “Fire behaviour of materials” deleted;

e) in 8.1 “Electricity”, earth wiring specified;
f) 10.1.2 “Escape path” and 10.1.3 “Sanitation compartment” clarified;
g) 10.1.6 “Emergency windows and emergency panels” modified;
h) 10.3 “Protection of flammable elements” specified;

i) in Clause 12 “User's handbook”, new information added and new types of fire extinguishers

covered;
j) new Annex K (informative) “Types of socket outlet in Europe” added;
k) normative references updated;
l) editorially modified.

Any feedback and questions on this document should be directed to the users’ national standards body.

A complete listing of these bodies can be found on the CEN website.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organisations of the

following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,

Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of

North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the

United Kingdom.
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Introduction

Figure 1 gives an overview of the relevant European Standards for caravans, motor caravans and

caravan holiday homes.

Figure 1 — Overview of relevant European Standards applying to leisure accommodation

vehicles
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1 Scope

This European Standard specifies requirements intended to ensure safety and health of persons using

caravan holiday homes as defined in EN 13878, as temporary or seasonal accommodation.

It specifies grades of resistance to snow loads and the stability of the structure of caravan holiday

homes as well as the minimum information to be included in a user's handbook.
It also specifies the corresponding test methods.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

EN 3-7, Portable fire extinguishers — Part 7: Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods

EN 624, Specification for dedicated LPG appliances — Room sealed LPG space heating equipment for

installation in vehicles and boats
EN 721, Leisure accommodation vehicles — Safety ventilation requirements

EN 722-1, Leisure accommodation vehicles — Liquid fuel heating systems - Part 1: Caravans and caravan

holiday homes

EN 747-1, Furniture — Bunk beds and high beds — Part 1: Safety, strength and durability requirements

EN 1949, Specification for the installation of LPG systems for habitation purposes in leisure

accommodation vehicles and accommodation purposes in other vehicles

EN 12600, Glass in building — Pendulum test — Impact test method and classification for flat glass

EN 13878, Leisure accommodation vehicles — Terms and definitions
HD 60364 (all parts), Low-voltage electrical installations (IEC 60364 series)
EN 60598 (all parts), Luminaires (IEC 60598 series)
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN 13878 apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

• IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
• ISO Online browsing platform: available at http://www.iso.org/obp
4 Testing

The tests described in Annexes A to K are intended to verify that a caravan holiday home representative

of a given model, including its fixtures and fittings, meets the requirements of this European Standard.

These tests are intended to simulate the most onerous conditions, for the relevant characteristics.

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It is recommended to take environmental aspects into account during development, production and

disposal of caravan holiday homes based on established knowledge and within the respective technical

possi
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