EN 13852-1:2013/prA1

Cranes - Offshore cranes - Part 1: General-purpose offshore cranes

General information

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CEN/TC 147 Cranes - Safety

European Norm


This European Standard specifies the requirements for general-purpose offshore cranes including their supporting pedestals or structures.
The standard is applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes covered by the scope of this European Standard which are manufactured after the date of its publication as EN.
This European Standard is not applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN.
This European Standard does not cover use of - or hazards relating to the following:
a) fabrication, transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling, scrapping or changing the configuration of the crane;
b) lifting accessories, i.e. any item between the hook and the load;
c) minimum design temperature below −20 °C;
d) operations at an ambient temperature above 45 °C;
NOTE: For equipment designed for operation in explosive atmospheres, the normal ambient temperature range is −20 °C to +40 °C, unless otherwise specified and marked. See Annex O and relevant standards indicated for complete information.
e) lifting operations involving more than one crane;
f) accidental loads due to collisions;
g) hand powered cranes and other cranes with a rated capacity less than 2 t or outreach less than 8 m;
h) emergency rescue operations; (except training)
i) subsea lifting operations.
The significant hazards covered by this European standard are identified in Clause 4.
This European Standard includes requirements for the lifting of personnel by a general-purpose offshore crane.

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)


Directive 2014/34/EU Of The European Parliament And Of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (recast)

Life cycle


EN 13852-1:2013


EN 13852-1:2013/prA1
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