Standard

NEN-EN 81-40:2008 en

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 40: Stairlifts and inclined lifting platforms intended for persons with impaired mobility

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Status Current
Number of pages 66
Committee Liftveiligheid
Published on 01-11-2008
Language English
This European Standard deals with safety requirements for construction, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and dismantling of electrically operated stairlifts (chair, standing platform and wheelchair platform) affixed to a building structure, moving in an inclined plane and intended for use by persons with impaired mobility: - travelling over a stair or an accessible inclined surface; - intended for use by one person; whose carriage is directly retained and guided by a guide rail or rails; - supported or sustained by rope (5.4.4), rack and pinion (5.4.5), chain (5.4.6), screw and nut (5.4.7), friction traction drive (5.4.8), and guided rope and ball (5.4.9). The standard identifies hazards as listed in Clause 4 which arise during the various phases in the life of such equipment and describes methods for the elimination or reduction of these hazards when used as intended by the manufacturer. This European standard does not specify the additional requirements for: - operation in severe conditions (e.g. extreme climates, strong magnetic fields ); - lightning protection; - operation subject to special rules (e.g. potentially explosive atmospheres); - handling of materials the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations; - use of energy systems other than electricity; - hazards occurring during manufacture; earthquakes, flooding, fire; - type C wheelchairs as defined in EN 12183 and/or EN 12184;- evacuation during a fire; stairlifts for goods only; - concrete ,hardcore, timber or other foundation or building arrangement; - design of anchorage bolts to the supporting structure.

Details

ICS-code 11.180.10
Dutch title Veiligheidsregels voor het vervaardigen en het aanbrengen van liften - Bijzondere liften voor het vervoer van personen en goederen - Deel 40: Trapliften en hefplateaus met hellende baan bedoeld voor personen met verminderde mobiliteit
English title Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 40: Stairlifts and inclined lifting platforms intended for persons with impaired mobility
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