Lifting Equipment (EOT) and Hoisting Equipment

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The sub-group Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes includes overhead traveling cranes all types, under-hung traveling cranes, jib cranes, revolving column cranes, wall cranes, goliath cranes of all types, cranes equipped with series lifting equipment, electric hoists and winches, belt hoists, electric chain hoists, pneumatic hoists, manually controlled load manipulating devices.



Regulatory activities
The current work items include:

  • Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
  • WEEE & RoHS

Technical work
CEN/TC 147 and 168, ISO/TC 96, as well as relevant IEC standards


Technical documents

See section Publications – Technical Guidance, subsection Series Lifting Equipment

Position papers & guidance

  • N0089 – Guide for identification of non-compliant winches and hoists (2015): EN
  • N0069 – Guidance on application of WEEE2 & RoHS2 to EOTs (2014): EN, DE
  • N0075 – Guideline – CE declaration – crane systems connected to buildings or free-standing supporting structures (2014): EN