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prБДС EN 14492-2:2019/A1:2022

Cranes - Power driven winches and hoists - Part 2: Power driven hoists

General information

40.60     Sep 15, 2022



European Standard


Appropriate for SMEs


This document is applicable to the design, information for use, maintenance and testing of power driven hoists, compact or open construction, with or without trolleys for which the prime mover is an electric, hydraulic or pneumatic motor. They are designed for the lifting and lowering of loads that are suspended on hooks or other load lifting attachments. Hoists can be used either in cranes, in other machines, e.g. rail dependent storage and retrieval equipment, monorail conveyors or by itself.
This document is applicable to the following types of hoist:
a) rope hoist;
b) chain hoist;
c) belt hoist, except belt hoist with steel belts as hoisting media;
d) NGL building hoists including supporting structures;
e) Winches used for lifting operation.
This document is not applicable of the following hazards:
f) this document does not cover hazards related to builders hoists for the transport of goods as defined in Noise Outdoor Directive (OND) 2000/14/EC;
g) this document does not cover hazards related to the lifting of persons.
This document does not specify additional requirements for hazards related to the use of hoists in explosive atmospheres in underground mines.
The significant hazards covered by this document are identified in Clause 4.
This document is not applicable to power driven hoists that are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

Directives and Regulations

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)


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


БДС EN 14492-2:2019


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Adopted from EN 14492-2:2019/prA1