This document specifies the technical requirements to minimize the hazards listed in Clause 4 which can arise during the commissioning, the operation and the maintenance of baggage and equipment tractors when used as intended, including misuse reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer, when carried out in accordance with the specifications given by the manufacturer or his authorized representative. It also takes into account some requirements recognized as essential by authorities, aircraft and ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturers as well as airlines and handling agencies.
This document applies to self-propelled baggage and equipment tractors with driver accommodation.
This document does not apply to pedestrian controlled equipment.
This document deals with vibrations which are considered as significant. Vibration measurements are dealt with in EN 1915-3.
No extra requirements on noise are provided other than those given in EN 1915-4.
NOTE EN 1915-4 provides the general GSE noise requirements.
This part of EN 12312 is not applicable to baggage and equipment tractors manufactured before the date of its publication.
This part of EN 12312 when used in conjunction with EN 1915-1, EN 1915-2, EN 1915-3 and EN 1915-4 provides the requirements for baggage and equipment tractors.
When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.
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)