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Reference FprEN 60855-1:2009
Title Live working - Insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods - Part 1: Tubes and rods of a circular cross-section
Project Number 21807
Approval stage


Current Stage code 5091
Current Stage code date 2010-06-01
Current Stage code deadline 2010-09-30
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60855-1:2009 (EQV)
ICS 13.260 - Protection against electric shock
29.240.20 - Power transmission and distribution lines
29.260 - Electrical equipment for working in special conditions
Keywords Live working; Insulation; Foam-filled; Tube; Rod
Note Will supersede EN 60855:1996 * TC advice to BT: Safety issues identified by FR (preparing paper) - D137/C034 Ratification deferred * 2012-09 TC advice: Wait revision of IEC document
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5091 2010-06-01 2010-09-30  
5061 2010-04-27 2010-06-01  
5060 2009-09-14 2009-09-29 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-07-10 2009-09-11  
3090 2008-12-19 2009-08-31  
5060 2008-08-11 2008-08-25 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-03-07 2008-08-08  
1090 2008-03-04 2008-03-07  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) dor + 3 months
date of Publication (DOP) (4) dor + 9 months
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) dor + 36 months


Supersedes EN 60855:1996
Superseded by  
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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.