SS-EN-792-2 Hand-held non-electric power tools - Safety requirements - Part 2: Cutting-off and crimping power tools

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The standard EN 792 applies to hand-held non-electric power tools driven by rotary or linear motors, powered by compressed air, hydraulic fluid and intended to be used by one operator and supported by: -- the operator's hand or hands, -- a harness, -- a suspension, e.g. a balancer. This part, EN 792-2, applies to non-electric, hand-held power tools without rotation, for cutting-off wires, cables, etc., and for crimping for example connectors to cable ends. This part lists the significant hazards caused by such power tools and specifies safety requirements valid for different aspects of safety during their foreseeable lifetime. Power tools covered by this part of the standard: -- crimping tools without a yoke, -- cutters, -- cutting-off tools, -- cutting pliers. ”Double acting hydraulic rescue tools for fire and rescue service use” are not covered by this standard. Special requirements and modifications on a hand-held power tool for the purpose of mounting it in a fixture are not covered by this part.

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SS-EN 792-2+A1:2008

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Publication Date

Sept. 22, 2008



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International Equivalent

EN 792-2:2000+A1:2008(IDT)