EN 1677-2:2000+A1:2008

Components for slings - Safety - Part 2: Forged steel lifting hooks with latch, Grade 8

Publication date:   Jun 26, 2008

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jul 25, 2022


CEN/TC 168 Chains, ropes, webbing, slings and accessories - Safety

European Norm

53.020.30   Accessories for lifting equipment



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This Part of EN 1677 specifies requirements for forged steel lifting hooks with latch of grade 8 having eye or clevis and pin up to 63 t WLL, mainly for use in:
- chain slings according to EN 818-4
- steel wire rope slings according to prEN 13414-1:1999
- textile slings according to prEN 1492-1:2000, prEN 1492-2:2000
intended for lifting objects, materials or goods.
This Part of EN 1677 does not apply to hand forged hooks.
The hazards covered by this Part of EN 1677 are identified in clause 4.
Annex A is informative, and gives the bases for calculation of hook dimensions.
Annex B is informative, and gives an example of a designation system for hooks of grade 8.
Annexes ZA and ZB give the relationship with EU-Directives.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard




Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)


Life cycle


EN 1677-2:2000+A1:2008
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jul 25, 2022