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Reference EN 60745-1:2009/prAB:2012
Title Hand-held motor-operated electric tools - Safety - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 23758
Abstract/Scope Deals with the safety of hand-held motor-operated or magnetically driven electric tools, the rated voltage of the tools being not more than 250 V for single-phase a.c. or d.c. tools, and 440 V for three-phase a.c. tools. This standard deals with the common hazards presented by hand-held tools which are encountered by all persons in the normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse of the tools.
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Directive(s) MD (2006/42/EC)
Mandate(s) M/396
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Keywords Hand-held; Motor-operated; Tool; Safety
Note 2013-10-18: WI deleted as per TC secretary 's request
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4098 2013-10-16    
4060 2013-05-13 2013-06-03 export to doc file  EN
4020 2012-12-07 2013-05-10 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
3099 2012-09-20    
1099 2011-11-01    
1000 2011-09-06 2011-10-31  

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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