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Reference EN 60743:1996
Title Terminology for tools and equipment to be used in live working
Project Number 2452
Abstract/Scope Applies to terminology for tools and equipment used in live working. This standard is not intended to be a dictionary giving detailed definitions of all the terms used in live working, but only the necessary details, without indications of their components and their methods of use, to permit identification of the tools and equipment and to standardize their names.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-06-17
Current Stage code deadline 1996-12-01
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/031
Order Voucher BC/CLC/93-08


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60743:1983 (EQV) + A1:1995 (EQV)
ICS 01.040.13 - Environment and health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)
13.340.20 - Head protective equipment
Keywords Live working; Tool and equipment; Terminology
Note EN incorporates A1 ratified at 85 BT * Superseded by EN 60743:2001
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-06-17 1996-12-01  
6020 1995-12-28 1996-03-28  
5099 1995-11-28 1995-12-28  
5062 1995-10-02 1995-11-28  
5020 1995-04-07 1995-09-01  
3090 1995-04-05 1995-08-05  
3091 1994-05-09 1994-11-30  
3090 1992-07-07 1993-06-30  
1591 1990-03-05 1990-09-05  
1591 1989-12-05 1990-03-05  
1520 1989-04-25 1989-08-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1995-11-28
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-06-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-12-01


Superseded by EN 60743:2001
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.