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Reference EN 60743:2001
Title Live working - Terminology for tools, equipment and devices
Project Number 13933
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 2001-12-11
Current Stage code deadline 2002-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) PPE (89/686/EEC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60743:2001 (EQV)
ICS 29.240.20 - Power transmission and distribution lines
29.260 - Electrical equipment for working in special conditions
29.260.99 - Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions
Keywords Live working; Tool and equipment; Terminology
Note EN following parallel vote * Supeseded by EN 60743:2013
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-12-11 2002-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-12-01 2002-04-01  
5061 2001-10-26 2001-12-01  
5020 2001-07-13 2001-09-14  
4099 2001-07-10 2001-07-13  
4020 2000-07-21 2001-01-02  
3099 2000-07-17 2000-07-21  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-12-11
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2002-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-12-01


Supersedes EN 60743:1996
Superseded by EN 60743:2013
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC Guide 51:1990
ISO 472:1999
IEC 60050-195:1998
IEC 60050-651:1999

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