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Reference EN 61479:2001
Title Live working - Flexible conductor covers (line hoses) of insulating material
Project Number 13052
Abstract/Scope Is applicable to flexible insulating covers (line hoses) for the protection of workers from accidental contact with live or earthed electrical conductors and for the avoidance of short circuits during live working.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-06-13
Current Stage code deadline 2002-02-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 61479:2001 (EQV)
ICS 13.260 - Protection against electric shock
29.240.20 - Power transmission and distribution lines
29.260.99 - Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions
Keywords Live working; Conductor cover; Flexible; Insulating material
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-06-13 2002-02-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-05-01 2001-09-01  
5061 2001-03-28 2001-05-01  
5020 2000-11-17 2001-02-02  
4099 2000-11-13 2000-11-17  
4020 1999-02-26 1999-08-02  
3099 1999-02-23 1999-07-23  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-06-13
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-05-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 472:1999
ISO 1817:1999
ISO 2592:2000
ISO 2859-1:1999
ISO 2977:1997
ISO 3104:1994
ISO 9001:1994
ISO 9002:1994
ISO 9003:1994
IEC 60050-151:1978
IEC 60050-212:1990
IEC 60050-601:1985
IEC 60050-651:1999
HD 588.1 S1:1991
EN 60060-2:1994
HD 437 S1:1984
IEC/TR 61318:1994

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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