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Reference EN 60832:1996
Title Insulating poles (insulating sticks) and universal tool attachments (fittings) for live working
Project Number 5676
Abstract/Scope Applies to insulating poles (insulating sticks), and tool attachments (fittings) and is divided into three chapters. Chapter I: Specifies the required characteristics for insulating poles with permanently attached fittings and the tests (electrical and mechanical) which should be satisfied by these tools. Chapter II: Specifies the required characteristics for parts which may be attached to and detached from the ends of poles described in Chapter I, and the tests which should be satisfied by these tools. Chapter Ill: Specifies the special clauses, applicable to insulating poles and universal tool attachments.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-06-17
Current Stage code deadline 1997-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60832:1988 (MOD)
ICS 13.340.20 - Head protective equipment
Keywords Live working; Insulating pole; Insulating stick; Tool attachment; Fitting
Note Supersedes HD 542 S1 * Superseded by EN 60832-1:2010 and EN 60832-2:2010.
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-06-17 1997-03-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1996-04-05 1996-07-05  
5099 1996-03-05 1996-04-05  
5062 1996-01-25 1996-03-05  
5020 1995-10-11 1996-01-15  
3090 1995-02-08 1995-04-30  
3020 1994-10-30 1995-04-30  
1090 1994-05-17 1994-09-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-03-05
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-06-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-03-01


Supersedes HD 542 S1:1990
Superseded by EN 60832-1:2010
EN 60832-2:2010
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151:1978
HD 588.1 S1:1991
HD 437 S1:1984
EN 60743:1996
EN 60855:1996
IEC/TR 61318:1994

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