This document applies to portable pumps using fire-fighting centrifugal pumps as defined in EN 1028, driven
by an internal combustion engine and not intended to be permanently installed in fire-fighting and rescue
service vehicles and not intended for prolonged unattended operation.
NOTE 1 If use of the portable pump is foreseen for prolonged unattended operation, this should be agreed between the
purchaser and the manufacturer or the manufacturer‘s authorized representative at the time of ordering. In this case an
additional risk analysis should be carried out.
This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to portable firefighting
pumps as described above, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the
manufacturer (see Clause 4). It addresses the design, setting up, and operation of the portable pump.
This document also specifies performance requirements for portable pumps in its scope.
This document applies to portable pumps used in ambient temperatures between –15 °C and + 35 °C.
NOTE 2 Additional measures may be necessary for ambient temperatures beyond the limits –15 °C and + 35 °C
This document does not cover the effect on performance of water inlet temperatures above + 20°C.
This document does not contain any requirements for inlet and outlet connection couplings.
NOTE 3 For inlet and outlet connection couplings national regulations apply. The design should be agreed at the time
of ordering between purchaser and the manufacturer or manufacturer‘s authorized representative.
This document does not contain specific requirements for the driving engine but deals with the hazards related
to the interface between engine and pump.
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)Harmonized/Supporting
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