EN 13059:2002+A1:2008

Safety of industrial trucks - Test methods for measuring vibration EN 13059:2002+A1:2008

Publication date:   Dec 30, 2008

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90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2023


CEN/TC 150 Industrial Trucks - Safety

European Norm

13.160   Vibration and shock with respect to human beings | 53.060   INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS



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This European Standard is a type test procedure for establishing the values of vibration emission
transmitted to the whole body of operators of industrial trucks under specified conditions. It is not
applicable to hand-arm vibration.
This standard is applicable to powered industrial trucks listed in ISO 5053:1987. The annex A is
applicable for "all-terrain" trucks. It also applies to other powered industrial trucks not covered by
ISO 5053:1987, e.g. variable-reach trucks and "low-lift" "order picking" trucks, etc.
NOTE The standard may however be useful also for existing trucks.
This standard is not applicable to non-stacking "low-lift" straddle carriers (as specified in of
ISO 5053:1987) and stacking "high-lift" straddle carriers (as specified in of ISO 5053:1987).
The test results, however, are not applicable to the determination of whole-body vibration exposure.

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)


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EN 13059:2002+A1:2008
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2023