EN 12001:2012

Conveying, spraying and placing machines for concrete and mortar - Safety requirements

Publication date:   Jan 22, 2013

General information

90.92 Standard to be revised   Mar 5, 2022


CEN/TC 151 Construction equipment and building material machines - Safety

European Norm

91.220   Construction equipment



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1.1 This European Standard specifies the safety requirements for
- conveying machines,
- spraying machines,
- placing machines, and
- delivery line systems
for concrete and mortar as defined in the definitions in 3.3 to 3.6.
The machinery can be stationary or mobile.
This European Standard does not cover:
- machines that are mobile during conveying, spraying and placing;
- cabins for any machines covered by this standard;
- additional functions beyond conveying, spraying and placing concrete and mortar, e.g. separate mixing function or crane function;
- requirements for operation in tunnels;
- support structures (i.e. tower systems) not exclusively designed for the use with concrete distribution booms.
This European Standard does not establish the additional requirements for operations subject to special rules (e.g. potentially explosive atmospheres, supply by electrical networks where voltage, frequency and tolerance differ from those of the public supply, earthquake, lightning, using on public roads, etc.).
1.2 This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to conveying, spraying and placing machines when they are used as intended and under the conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). This European Standard specifies the appropriate technical measures to eliminate or reduce risks arising from the significant hazards during transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling, scrapping, operation and maintenance.
1.3 This European Standard is not applicable to machines which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

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 12001:2003+A1:2009


EN 12001:2012
90.92 Standard to be revised
Mar 5, 2022