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Legalisation and Standards

 

The British and European standards listed are referred to in Lift and Escalator applications.

The legislation and codes of practice listed are referred to for Vertical Transportation applications

 

Reference Title

DD 222:1996

Rack and pinion lifts

BS 5655-5:1989

Specification for dimensions of standard lift arrangements

BS 5655-6:1990

Code of practice for selection and installation

BS 5655-7:1983

Specification for manual control devices, indicators and additional fittings

BS 5655-8:1983

Specification for eyebolts for lift suspension

BS 5655-9:1985

Specification for guide rails

BS 5655-10:1986

Specification for the testing and inspection of electric and hydraulic lifts

BS 5655-10.1.1:1995

Specification for the testing and examination of lifts and service lifts. Electric lifts

BS 5655-10.2.1:1995

Specification for the testing and examination of lifts and service lifts. Hydraulic lifts

BS 5655-11:1989

Recommendations for the installation of new, and the modernization of, electric lifts in existing buildings

BS 5655-12:1989

Recommendations for the installations of new, and the modernization of, hydraulic lifts in existing buildings

BS 5655-13:1995

Recommendations for vandal resistant lifts

BS 5655-14:1995

Specification for hand-powered service lifts and platform hoists

BS 5656:1983

Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors

BS 5656-1:1997

Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors

BS 5776:1996

Specification for powered stairlifts

BS 5900:1999

Specification for powered domestic lifts with partially enclosed cars and no lift-well enclosures

BS 5965:1980

Specification for manually driven balanced personal home lifts

BS 7255:2001

Code of practice for safe working on lifts

BS 7801:1995

Code of practice for safe working on escalators and passenger conveyors in use

BS ISO 4190-1 2001

Lift (US: Elevator) Installation. Class I, II, III, and VI

BS ISO 4190-2 2001

Lift (US: Elevator) Installation. Class IV

PAS 32-1:1999

Specification for examination and test of new lifts before putting into service. Electric traction lifts

PAS 32-2:1999

Specification for examination and test of new lifts before putting into service. Hydraulic lifts

BS EN 81-1:1998

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Electric lifts

BS EN 81-1/AC:2000

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Electric lifts; Amendment AC

BS EN 81-2:1998

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Hydraulic lifts

BS EN 81-2/AC:2000

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Hydraulic lifts; Amendment AC

BS EN 81-3:2001

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Electric and hydraulic service lifts

BS EN 81-28

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Remote alarms on passenger and goods passenger lifts

BS EN 81-58

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Lift landing doors - Fire resistance testing

BS EN 81-70

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Rules for accessibility of disabled people to lifts

BS EN 81-71

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Vandal resistant lifts

BS EN 81-72

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Rules for lifts which remain in use in case of fire (Fire-fighters lifts)

BS EN 81-80

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts and service lifts. Existing lifts Rules for the improvement of safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts

BS EN 115:1995

Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors

BS EN 115/A1:1998

Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors; Amendment A1

BS EN 627:1996

Specification for data logging and monitoring of lifts, escalators and passengers conveyors

BS EN 12015:1998

Electromagnetic compatibility - Product family standard for lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors - Emission

BS EN 12016:1998

Electromagnetic compatibility - Product family standard for lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors - Immunity

BS EN 13015:2001

Maintenance for lifts and escalators - Rules for maintenance instructions

BS EN 50214:1998

Flexible cables for lifts

BS 5588-3 1983

Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings. Code of practice for office buildings.

BS 5588-11 1997 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings. Code of practice for shops, offices, industrial, storage and other similar buildings

BS 5588-5:1991

Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings. Code of practice for fire fighting stairs and lifts

BS 5588-8:1999

Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings. Code of practice for means of escape for disabled people

BS 5900:1999

Specification for powered domestic lifts with partially enclosed cars and no lift-well enclosures

BS 6440:1999

Power lifting platforms for use by disabled persons. Code of practice

BS 8300:2001

Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled peoples.

BS EN 12182:1999

Technical aids for disabled persons - General requirements and test methods

  BS ISO 18738:2003

  Lifts. Measurement of ride quality
  BS 12385-1: 2002   Stranded steel wire ropes. Specification for general requirements.
  BS 12385-5: 2002   Stranded steel wire ropes. Specification for ropes for lifts.
ASME  
  A17

  Elevators and Escalators

  A17.1   Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
  A17.2   Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators and Moving Walks
  A17.3     Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators
  CSA B44.1/ASME-A17.5-  2004   Elevator and escalator electrical equipment
   

 

 

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