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DIN EN 1757-3:2003-07



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Safety of industrial trucks - Pedestrian propelled manual and semi-manual trucks - Part 3: Platform trucks

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0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 List of hazards
5 Requirements
  5.1 Design and construction forces for truck
  5.2 Propelling, steering
  5.3 Wheels and castors
  5.4 Parking brake
  5.5 Stability
  5.6 Protection against crushing and shearing points
  5.7 Edges and angles
6 Verifications of safety requirements and/or measures
  6.1 General
  6.2 Design verification on truck type
  6.3 Functional routine verification
7 Information for use
  7.1 Instruction label or handbook
  7.2 Minimum marking
Annex A (normative) Method for measurement of forces (F)
      A.O Conditions for test
      A.1 Measurement of starting force and rolling force
      A.2 Measurement of the steering force
Annex B (normative) Stability tests for pedestrian propelled
        industrial platform trucks
      B.1 Conditions of validity
      B.2 Acceptance conditions
      B.3 Description of tests

Applicable to pedestrian propelled industrial platform trucks as defined in clause 3.1 with a rated capacity up to and including 1 000 kg, hereinafter referred to as "trucks" and designed for general purpose.

German Institute for Standardisation (Deutsches Institut für Normung)

Standards Relationship
NS EN 1757-3 : 1ED 2003 Identical
UNE-EN 1757-3:2003 Identical
EN 1757-3:2002 Identical
SN EN 1757-3 : 2003 Identical
NF EN 1757-3 : 2003 Identical
I.S. EN 1757-3:2002 Identical
UNI EN 1757-3 : 2004 Identical
NBN EN 1757-3 : 2003 Identical
BS EN 1757-3:2002 Identical
NEN EN 1757-3 : 2002 Identical

VDI 4068 Blatt 5:2011-06 Competent Persons - Industrial trucks, attachments, trailers
VDI 2511:2010-02 Industrial trucks - Regular checking, minimum requirements

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