SR EN 13204+A1:2012

Double acting hydraulic rescue tools for fire and rescue service use - Safety and performance requirements

This document deals with the technical requirements to minimise the risks of hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the operation and/or maintenance of double acting hydraulic rescue tool systems, when carried out as intended by the manufacturer or his authorised representative. All the safety requirements of this document apply to double acting hydraulic rescue tools manufactured after the date of publication. Double acting hydraulic rescue tool systems are intended for use by the fire fighting and rescue services, principally for cutting through, spreading or pushing apart the structural parts of road vehicles, ships, trains, aircraft's and building structures involved in accidents. They consist, as defined in Clause 3 of a separate power pack, the tool[s] and the necessary interconnections and intended accessories. NOTE 1 The aim is to assist whilst extracting the casualties or to create a working space for paramedical services taking the local conditions into account. This document does not establish the additional requirements for: a) operation in severe condit

Status : Withdrawn
Approval date : 12/19/2012
Withdrawal date : 2/28/2017
Number of pages : 54
ICS : 13.220.10 Fire-fighting
Technical Committee : 216 - Fire protection equipment

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