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 EN 131-1, to portable ladders according to EN 131-4, to portable ladders for fire service use according to EN 1147, to loft ladders according to EN 14975, 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 Begriffe 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 Höhe von 5 m, die zur Benutzung von einer Person bestimmt sind. Sie gilt nicht für tragbare Leitern für die Verwendung bei der Feuerwehr nach EN 1147, für Bodentreppen nach EN 14975, für Tritte nach EN 14183, für Zugänge zu maschinellen Anlagen 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.
Elle ne s'applique pas aux échelles portables à l'usage des services d'incendie selon l'EN 1147, ni aux
échelles de grenier selon l'EN 14795, ni aux escabeaux selon l'EN 14183, ni à l'accès aux machines 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.

General Information

Status
Published
Public Enquiry End Date
24-Jan-2012
Publication Date
22-Jul-2013
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
22-Jul-2013
Due Date
26-Sep-2013
Completion Date
23-Jul-2013

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SIST EN 131-7:2013
EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM
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.

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, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

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B-1000 Brussels © 2013 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CEN national Members. Ref. No. EN 131-7:2013: ESIST EN 131-7:2013

EN 131-7:2013 (E) 2 Contents Page Foreword ..............................................................................................................................................................3 1 Scope ......................................................................................................................................................3 2 Normative references ............................................................................................................................3 3 Terms and definitions ...........................................................................................................................3 4 Requirements .........................................................................................................................................6 4.1 General ....................................................................................................................................................6 4.2 Surface finishes .....................................................................................................................................6 4.3 Materials .................................................................................................................................................6 4.4 Stabiliser .................................................................................................................................................7 4.5 Ballast .....................................................................................................................................................7 5 Dimensional requirements ....................................................................................................................7 5.1 Ascending legs ......................................................................................................................................7 5.2 Supporting legs ......................................................................................................................................8 5.3 Platform and toe board .........................................................................................................................8 5.4 Working area ..........................................................................................................................................8 5.5 Wheels and castors ...............................................................................................................................9 5.6 Prevention of falls: Guardrails, Middle rails .......................................................................................9 5.7 Handrails .............................................................................................................................................. 10 6 Testing ................................................................................................................................................. 11 6.1 General ................................................................................................................................................. 11 6.2 Torsion test of steps, rungs, wide rungs ......................................................................................... 11 6.3 Bending test for steps, rungs, wide rungs ....................................................................................... 11 6.4 Platform and complete product test ................................................................................................. 12 6.5 Protection bending test ...................................................................................................................... 14 6.6 Side handrail testing .......................................................................................................................... 14 6.7 Stability test ......................................................................................................................................... 14 6.8 Stiffness test ....................................................................................................................................... 16 6.9 Test for products equipped with spring wheels .............................................................................. 17 6.10 Kick-up test of the platform ............................................................................................................... 18 6.11 Test of opening restraint devices ..................................................................................................... 18 6.12 Test of hooks ....................................................................................................................................... 18 6.13 Bottom stile end test .......................................................................................................................... 18 6.14 Feet pull test ........................................................................................................................................ 18 6.15 Test method for plastic ladders ........................................................................................................ 18 6.16 Marking durability ............................................................................................................................... 18 7 Marking, User and safety instruction ............................................................................................... 19 7.1 Marking ................................................................................................................................................ 19 7.2 User Instruction .................................................................................................................................. 19 Bibliography ..................................................................................................................................................... 20

SIST EN 131-7:2013

EN 131-7:2013 (E) 3 Foreword This document (EN 131-7:2013) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 93 “Ladders”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN. 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 January 2014, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by January 2014. Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. This European Standard is one of a series about ladders. The other Standards of this series are listed in Clause 2 and in the Bibliography. According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. 1 Scope 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 EN 131-1, to portable ladders according to EN 131-4, to portable ladders for fire service use according to EN 1147, to loft ladders according to EN 14975, 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. 2 Normative references The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 131-2, Ladders — Part 2: Requirements, testing, marking EN 131-3, Ladders - Part 3: User Instructions 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply. SIST EN 131-7:2013

EN 131-7:2013 (E) 4 Table 1 — Terms and definitions Dimensions in millimetres No Term Definition Figure 3.1 ascending leg leg of a ladder with climbing supports

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

EN 131-7:2013 (E) 5 3.10 ballast permanent/fixed load applied to the mobile platform ladder used to increase its resistance to overturning 3.11 angle of inclination of the ascending leg . angle between the floor and the imaginary line joining the upper edges of the sides of the front steps

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

SIST EN 131-7:2013

EN 131-7:2013 (E) 6 Figure 6 3.19 distance between the bottom end and the lowest rung/ wide rung/ step h1 vertical distance between the floor and the top of the first rung/wide rung/step

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

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