Ladders - Part 7: Mobile ladders with platform

This European Standard defines terms and specifies the general design characteristics of mobile ladders with platform. It applies to mobile ladders with a working platform, with a maximum area of 1 m2, and a maximum platform height of 5 m, to be used only by one person at the time. The maximum load is 150 kg which includes a maximum combined load of the user and any tools, equipment and materials
It does not apply to portable ladders according to EN131-1, to portable ladders according to EN131-4, to portable ladders for fire service use according to EN 1147, to loft ladders according to EN 14795, to step stools according to EN 14183, to Stairs, stepladders and guard-rails according to EN ISO 14122-3 and to insulating ladders according to EN 50528.

Leitern - Teil 7: Mobile Podestleitern

Diese Europäische Norm definiert Benennungen und legt die allgemeinen Konstruktionsmerkmale von mobilen Podestleitern fest. Sie gilt für mobile Leitern mit einem Arbeitspodest mit einer maximalen Fläche von 1 m2 und einer maximalen Podesthöhe von 5 m, die zur Benutzung von einer Person bestimmt sind. Die maximale Höchstlast beträgt 150 kg, die sich aus dem Gewicht des Benutzers sowie möglichen Werkzeugen, Ausrüstungen und Materialien zusammensetzt.
Sie gilt nicht für tragbare Leitern nach EN 131-1, tragbare Leitern nach EN 131-4, tragbare Leitern für die Verwendung bei der Feuerwehr nach EN 1147, für Bodentreppen nach EN 14975, für Tritte nach EN 14183, für Treppen, Treppenleitern und Geländer nach EN ISO 14122-3 und für isolierende Leitern nach EN 50528.

Échelles - Partie 7: Échelles mobiles avec plate-forme

La présente Norme européenne définit les termes et spécifie les caractéristiques générales de conception des échelles mobiles avec plate-forme. Elle s'applique aux échelles mobiles avec plate-forme de travail d'une surface maximale de 1 m2 et d'une hauteur maximale de 5 m, conçues pour être utilisées par une seule personne à la fois. La charge maximale est de 150 kg ; elle inclut l'utilisateur lui-même ainsi que des outils, équipements et matériels.
La présente Norme ne s'applique pas aux échelles portables selon l'EN 131-1 ou selon l'EN 131-4, ni aux échelles portables à l'usage des services d'incendie selon l'EN 1147, ni aux échelles de grenier selon l'EN 14975, ni aux escabeaux selon l'EN 14183, ni aux escaliers, échelles à marches et garde-corps selon l'EN ISO 14122-3, ni aux échelles isolantes selon l'EN 50528.

Lestve - 7. del: Mobilne lestve s ploščadjo

Ta evropski standard opredeljuje pogoje in določa splošne konstrukcijske značilnosti mobilnih lestev s ploščadjo. Velja za mobilne lestve z delovno ploščadjo velikosti največ 1 m2 in višino največ 5 m, ki jih lahko naenkrat uporablja samo ena oseba. Največja obremenitev je 150 kg, kar vključuje največjo skupno obremenitev uporabnika ter vseh orodij, opreme in materialov. Ne velja za prenosne lestve po EN 131-1, prenosne lestve po EN 131-4, prenosne lestve za gasilce po EN 1147, lestve po EN 14975, stopničaste stole po EN 14183, stopnice, stopničaste lestve in varovalne ograje po EN ISO 14122-3 ter izolirne lestve po EN 50528.

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Leitern - Teil 7: Mobile PodestleiternÉchelles - Partie 7: Échelles mobiles avec plate-formeLadders - Part 7: Mobile ladders with platform97.145LestveLaddersICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 131-7:2013SIST EN 131-7:2013en,fr,de01-september-2013SIST EN 131-7:2013SLOVENSKI
EN 131-7
July 2013 ICS 97.145 English Version
Ladders - Part 7: Mobile ladders with platform
Échelles - Partie 7: Échelles mobiles avec plate-forme
Leitern - Teil 7: Mobile Podestleitern This European Standard was approved by CEN on 15 May 2013.
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.
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Figure 1 3.2 supporting leg leg of a ladder without climbing supports 3.3 stile lateral part of a ladder which supports the rungs or steps as well as cross struts of supporting legs 3.4 preventions from falls
3.4.1 guard rail device to hold and protect from falls, installed on the platform of mobile platform ladders 3.4.2 middle rail element of the guard rail, placed between the top rail and the platform 3.4.3 gate at the ascending leg rigid or flexible device, parallel to the platform, to hold and to protect from falls 3.5 platform topmost standing surface which is different from a step
Figure 2 3.6 toe board side protection fixed at the platform or the guard rail 3.7 handrail device for mobile ladders parallel to the ascending leg, which allows a secure grip during the ascending/descending 3.8 wheel device to facilitate the movement of the mobile platform ladder Note 1 to entry: Wheels can be: — used only use for transportation; or — used for transportation and as load bearing element; — fitted with brakes. 3.9 stabiliser device to increase the stability of the mobile platform ladder SIST EN 131-7:2013

Figure 3 3.12 distance between the bottom end and the lowest rung/wide rung/ step l4 distance from the lower end of the ladder to the upper edge of the lowest rung/wide rung/step, measured in the middle line between the stiles 3.13 distance between rungs/wide rungs/steps l5 distance between the rungs/wide rungs/steps and between the top rung/wide rung/step and the platform measured in the middle line between the stiles at the upper edges 3.14 climbing height h vertical distance between the ground and the top of the platform measured vertically when all feet are in contact with the ground 3.15 inner width of ascending leg b1 usable distance between the inner sides of the stiles measured at the level of the platform 3.16 Rung (g) climbing support with a standing surface from front to back of less than 50 mm and at least 20 mm
Figure 4 3.17 wide rung (g) climbing support with a standing surface from front to back equal to or greater than 50 mm and less than 80 mm
Figure 5 3.18 Step (g) climbing support with a standing surface from front to back equal to or greater than 80 mm
Figure 7 3.20 distance between rungs/ wide rungs/ steps h2 vertical distance between the rungs/wide rungs/steps and between the top rung/wide rung/step and the platform measured in the middle line between the stiles at the upper edges 3.21 clearance e clearance between two rungs of consecutive ascending legs 4 Requirements 4.1 General A mobile platform ladder shall be designed and manufactured to prevent accidental slips of product and/or user. The marking shall be legible and durable. The durability of the marking shall be verified. Wide rungs/steps and platforms shall be designed to be horizontal when the product is used on a flat floor. Wide rungs, rungs, steps and platforms made of metal or plastics shall have a textured surface on the working face to reduce slipping. The contact surface of the coverings shall adhere firmly to the rungs or steps. 4.2 Surface finishes This requirement shall be according EN 131-2. The coating of wooden parts shall be transparent and permeable to water vapour. This does not apply to platform components manufactured from plywood materials. 4.3 Materials 4.3.1 General The requirements on materials shall be according to EN 131-2 apply unless otherwise stated. 4.3.2 Wood Wood used for the platform should be of durable quality and be suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. The coating shall be transparent and permeable to water vapour. SIST EN 131-7:20

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