Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Terminology

This document defines general terms used in the safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons.
The document concerns terms used in the design, manufacture, erection, maintenance and operation of the installations and is restricted to:
-   those terms which form part of the vocabulary specific to these installations;
-   those terms, whether scientific, technical or in every day use, which have a particular meaning in this field or which it appears necessary to define in greater detail.
The terms apply both to a particular installation and to their components.
Terms which are specific to standards which are listed in the foreword are defined in each of these standards.
This document does not apply to installations for the transportation of goods, nor to inclined lifts.
In the application of this document, the following definitions are applicable and have been given the reference numbers below.

Sicherheitsanforderungen für Seilbahnen für den Personenverkehr - Begriffsbestimmungen

Diese Europäische Norm bestimmt die allgemeinen Begriffe, die in den Sicherheitsanforderungen für Seilbahnen und Schleppaufzüge des Personenverkehrs verwendet werden.
Diese Norm bezieht sich auf die verwendeten Begriffe hinsichtlich der Planung, der Herstellung, der Montage, der Instandhaltung und des Betriebs der Anlagen:
-   die im spezifischen Sprachgebrauch bei Seilbahnen und Schleppaufzügen vorkommen ;
-   die wissenschaftlich, technisch oder gebräuchlich sind und denen eine spezielle Bedeutung in diesem Bereich zukommt oder bei denen es notwendig erscheint, sie näher zu erläutern.
Die genannten Begriffe gelten für die Anlagen und ihre Bauteile.
Außerdem sind die spezifischen Begriffe jeder der im Vorwort genannten Normen in jeder einzelnen dieser Normen definiert.
Diese Europäische Norm gilt weder für Seilbahnen und Schleppaufzüge des Güterverkehrs, noch für Schrägaufzüge.
Im Rahmen des Anwendungsbereiches dieser Europäischen Norm werden folgende Begriffe verwendet, definiert und mit ihrer Referenznummer versehen.

Prescriptions de sécurité pour les installations à câbles transportant des personnes - Terminologie

La présente Norme européenne définit les termes généraux utilisés dans les prescriptions de sécurité relative aux installations de transport à câble destinées aux personnes.
Cette Norme européenne porte sur les termes utilisés pour la conception, la fabrication, la réalisation, la maintenance et l'exploitation des installations en se limitant :
¾ à ceux qui font partie du vocabulaire spécifique de ces installations ;
¾ aux seuls termes, qu'ils soient scientifiques, techniques ou d'usage courant, qui revêtent un sens particulier dans ce domaine, ou qu'il apparaît nécessaire de définir plus précisément.
Les termes en question concernent les installations et leurs constituants.
En outre, les termes spécifiques à chaque norme, mentionnée à l'avant-propos, sont définis par chacune de ces normes.
La présente Norme ne s'applique ni aux installations de transport à câble destinées aux marchandises, ni aux ascenseurs inclinés.
Dans le cadre du domaine d'application de la présente Norme européenne, les termes suivants sont applicables et sont définis comme suit avec leur numéro de référence.

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Sicherheitsanforderungen für Seilbahnen für den Personenverkehr - BegriffsbestimmungenPrescriptions de sécurité pour les installations a câbles transportant des personnes - TerminologieSafety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Terminology45.100Cableway equipment01.040.45Železniška tehnika (Slovarji)Railway engineering (Vocabularies)ICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 1907:2005SIST EN 1907:2005en01-julij-2005SIST EN 1907:2005SLOVENSKI

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SIST EN 1907:2005
EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM
EN 1907
April 2005 ICS 01.040.45; 45.100 Supersedes ENV 1907:1999 English version

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Terminology

Prescriptions de sécurité pour les installations à câbles transportant des personnes - Terminologie

Sicherheitsanforderungen für Seilbahnen und Schleppaufzüge des Personenverkehr - Begriffsbestimmungen This European Standard was approved by CEN on 14 January 2005.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the Central Secretariat or to any CEN member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

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EN 1907:2005 (E) 2 Contents Page Foreword..............................................................................................................................................................3 1 Scope......................................................................................................................................................5 2 General terms.........................................................................................................................................5 3 Types of installations............................................................................................................................6 4 Ropes and end fixings..........................................................................................................................7 5 Supports and guides for ropes and carriers.......................................................................................9 6 Carriers, tow-hangers and their grips...............................................................................................11 7 Stations, line structures and tow-tracks...........................................................................................14 8 Drive systems and brakes..................................................................................................................15 9 Recovery and evacuation...................................................................................................................16 10 Operating and inspection...................................................................................................................16 11 Miscellaneous......................................................................................................................................18 Annex A (normative)

Equivalent terms in English, French and German languages................................20 Annex B (informative)

Equivalent terms in English (UK) and English (US)..............................................26

SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 3 Foreword This document (EN 1907:2005) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 242 “Safety requirements for passenger transportation by rope”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by October 2005, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2005. This document supersedes ENV 1907:1999. This document forms part of the standards programme adopted by the CEN Technical Board (CEN/BT) in relation to safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. This programme comprises the following standards:  1: prEN 1907, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Terminology  2: EN 12929, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- General requirements  3: EN 12930, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Calculations  4: EN 12927, Safety requirements for passenger transportation by rope

- Ropes

 5: EN 1908, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Tensioning devices  6: EN 13223, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

– Drive systems and other mechanical equipment  7: prEN 13796, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Carriers  8: EN 13243, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Electrical equipment other than for drive systems  9: EN 13107, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Civil engineering works  10: EN 1709, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

– Precommissioning inspection, maintenance, operational inspection and checks.  11: EN 1909, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Recovery and evacuation  12: EN 12397, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Operation  13: EN 12408, Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons

- Quality assurance Together these form a series of standards regarding design, manufacture, erection, maintenance and operation of all installations for cableway installations designed to carry persons. SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 4 In respect of ski-tows, the drafting of this document has been guided by the works of the International Organisation for Transportation by Rope (OITAF). Annex B of the document has been drawn up taking into account, in certain cases, the terms used in the ANSI standard B77-1:1990 "Aerial tramways and lifts - Surface lifts and tows - Safety requirements". According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 5 1 Scope This document defines general terms used in the safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. The document concerns terms used in the design, manufacture, erection, maintenance and operation of the installations and is restricted to:  those terms which form part of the vocabulary specific to these installations;

 those terms, whether scientific, technical or in every day use, which have a particular meaning in this field or which it appears necessary to define in greater detail. The terms apply both to a particular installation and to their components. Terms which are specific to standards which are listed in the foreword are defined in each of these standards. This document does not apply to installations for the transportation of goods, nor to inclined lifts. In the application of this document, the following definitions are applicable and have been given the reference numbers below. 2 General terms Terms printed in bold type in the definitions are themselves defined in the text. 2.1 cableway installation designed to carry persons installations made up of several components, designed, manufactured, assembled and put into service with the object of carrying persons. These on-site installations are used for the carriage of persons in vehicles or by towing devices, whereby the suspension and/or traction is provided by ropes positioned along the line of travel. 2.1.1 component elementary part, group of parts, subassembly or complete unit incorporated in a cableway installation NOTE Components may be mechanical in nature, or they may equally belong to the fields of civil engineering, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment, or automation and control. 2.1.1.1 safety component any basic component, set of components, subassembly or complete assembly of equipment and any device incorporated in the installation for the purpose of ensuring a safety function and identified by the safety analysis, the failure of which endangers the safety or health of persons, be they users, operating personnel or third parties SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 6 3 Types of installations 3.1 aerial ropeway cableway in which the carriers are suspended from one or several ropes NOTE The term aerial ropeway, without further qualification, is generally applicable no matter how the ropes move or what functions they perform, how they are connected to the carriers and what type the carriers are. 3.1.1 reversible aerial ropeway; jigback aerial ropeway whose carriers move backwards and forwards between the ropeway stations NOTE These aerial ropeways are usually equipped with two closed carriers or groups of carriers with fixed grips. 3.1.2 uni-directional aerial ropeway aerial ropeway whose carriers always travel in the same direction along their path NOTE The carriers may be connected to the rope by fixed or detachable grips. 3.1.2.1 continuous movement aerial ropeway uni-directional aerial ropeway whose haulage rope(s) or carrying-hauling rope(s) move(s) at constant speed 3.1.2.2 pulsed movement aerial ropeway uni-directional aerial ropeway whose haulage rope(s) or carrying-hauling rope(s) move(s) either intermittently or at a speed which varies periodically as a function of the position of the carriers NOTE The carriers or groups of carriers are usually connected to the rope by fixed grips. 3.1.3 monocable aerial ropeway aerial ropeway in which the carriers are suspended from and hauled by a single rope

3.1.4 double-monocable aerial ropeway term in current use for a aerial ropeway in which the carriers are both suspended from and hauled by two rope loops or a single rope arranged in a double loop 3.1.5 bicable aerial ropeway aerial ropeway in which the carriers are suspended from and hauled by separate ropes or groups of ropes 3.1.6 gondola lift term in current use for a uni-directional aerial ropeway with several small closed carriers 3.1.7 bucket lift uni-directional aerial ropeway in which the carriers are buckets 3.1.8 chairlift uni-directional aerial ropeway in which the carriers are chairs SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 7 3.2 funicular railway cableway in which the carriers are hauled by one or several ropes along a track which may lie on the ground or be supported by fixed structures NOTE The carriers are generally supported on wheels which may be of different types, with the track designed accordingly. 3.3 ski-tow; draglift cableway in which the passengers, either wearing skis or equipped with suitable special appliances, are towed along a prepared track by means of tow-hangers hauled by a rope 3.3.1 low level ski-tow type of ski-tow in which the rope runs at such a height that the users can grip it directly or by means of short tow-hangers NOTE A fibre rope may be used. The tow-hangers are usually handled with fixed or detachable grips. These ski-tows may be portable. 4 Ropes and end fixings 4.1 static rope; fixed rope rope anchored at least at one of its ends and possibly resting on one or more intermediate supports 4.1.1 carrying rope; track rope static rope arranged to support carriers by means of carrier trucks which move along the rope 4.1.2 tension rope rope used for connecting the free end of a static rope or the end sheave of a rope loop to the counterweight or tensioning device 4.1.3 brake rope static rope on which the onboard brake acts and which has no other function 4.1.4 signal cable static cable used for the transmission of signals, such as control or video signals, or telephone communication 4.2 moving rope rope arranged in such a way as to allow large longitudinal movements NOTE Moving ropes are usually connected to one or more carriers, or are capable of being so connected. 4.2.1 carrying-hauling rope moving rope arranged to transmit its motion to carriers attached to and at the same time supported by it 4.2.2 haulage rope; haul rope moving rope arranged to transmit its motion to carriers attached to but not supported by it SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 8 4.2.2.1 counter rope in a funicular railway, or a bicable reversible aerial ropeway, moving rope attached to the carriers by end fixings, without going through the driving sheave NOTE "Câble-lest" may also be used in instead of "contre-câble" in French, or "ballast rope" instead of "counter rope" in English, when the drive station is at the upper end. 4.2.3 towing rope (for ski-tow); haul rope (for ski-tow) moving rope arranged to transmit its motion to tow-hangers attached to it 4.2.4 rope loop rope closed into a loop by a splice 4.2.5 recovery rope moving rope whose sole function is to replace the installation haul ropes in the event of failure of the latter in order to ensure the return of the carriers to the station 4.2.6 evacuation rope moving rope used only for moving evacuation carriers 4.3 end fixing; termination component connecting one of the ends of a rope to the component on which the rope pulls NOTE The end fixing may, for example, be the connection between a static rope and either an anchorage, a counterweight or a tensioning device, or it may be the connection between an interrupted moving rope and a carrier. 4.3.1 socket end fixing end fixing formed by a socket within which the end part of the rope is immobilized under the applied tensile load 4.3.2 (haulage rope) fixing drum end fixing consisting of a drum, around which a haulage rope is wrapped to form dead turns 4.3.3 anchor drum end fixing consisting of a drum attached to an anchorage, around which a static rope is wrapped to form dead turns 4.3.4 bending ratio ratio between either the pitch diameter of the sheave (D) and the nominal rope diameter (d) or the pitch radius of the shoe, saddle or roller chain (R) and the nominal rope diameter 4.3.5 twist torsional couple induced in a rope under tension 4.4 double anchorage condition in which both ends of a static rope are anchored SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 9 4.5 tensioning device all the components which are used for maintaining the tension of a rope within pre-established limits 4.6 nominal tension the theoretical static force applied to the rope through the tensioning device by counterweights, or the mean value of the pre-established limits in the case of another tensioning device 4.7 transverse force factor ratio between the tension at a point in the rope and the normal component of a force applied at that point 4.8 tensile safety factor (TSF) ratio between the minimum breaking force (MBF) of the rope and the calculated tension force in the rope 5 Supports and guides for ropes and carriers 5.1 wheel; sheave rotating support which imposes its own radius as the radius of curvature of the rope passing over it 5.1.1 deflection sheave sheave whose purpose is to change the direction of a rope 5.1.1.2 return sheave sheave at which the direction of the rope is reversed NOTE In general, a return sheave is situated at the end of the line of cableway. 5.1.1.3 tension sheave deflection sheave for a tension rope 5.1.2 cage (sheave or roller) device intended to limit the movement of a sheave in the event of failure of the axle 5.1.3 derailment detector device which enables the derailment of a rope to be detected 5.2 roller rotating support whose radius is smaller than the radius of curvature of the rope at its point of contact 5.3 support sheave or roller sheave or roller which normally exerts an upward force on the rope 5.4 compression sheave or roller sheave or roller which normally exerts a downward force on the rope SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 10 5.5 roller battery set of rollers and their supporting structure, with the rollers arranged one after the other so as to change the direction of a moving rope 5.6 support/compression roller battery roller battery comprising both support and compression rollers 5.7 suspended haul rope support on a bicable aerial ropeway with twin carrying ropes, device comprising a frame attached to the two carrying ropes and equipped with one or more rollers, intended to provide an intermediate line support structure for the haul rope(s) 5.8 derailment condition in which a rope, a carrier truck or a wheel of a funicular carriage has left its normal position 5.8.1 derailment of rope; deropement condition in which a rope has left its normal position on a support 5.8.2 derailment of carrier truck condition in which a carrier truck in an aerial ropeway has left its normal position on the rope(s) 5.8.3 derailment of axles condition in which the wheels of one or more axles of a carriage in a funicular railway have left their normal position on the track 5.9 guide device designed to prevent damage resulting from contact between a carrier or a tow-hanger and any fixed structure NOTE In certain cases, for example when entering, traversing or leaving a station, contact during operation between carriers or tow-hangers and guides is normal. 5.10 anti-derailleur device designed to prevent a derailment 5.11 rope re-engagement device device designed to replace a moving rope onto a rotating support from which it has derailed 5.12 rope-catcher device designed to catch a derailed rope 5.13 clamp (track rope) device enabling a track rope to be maintained on a saddle without preventing its longitudinal movement SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 11 5.14 roller chain device whose purpose is to change the direction of a track rope, in which the rope rests on a series of links connected together to form a chain, which can move along its support thanks to rollers 5.15 catcher arm device designed to catch a derailed rope which has derailed upwards and which is not held by its rope-catcher 6 Carriers, tow-hangers and their grips 6.1 carrier component designed to carry passengers in an aerial ropeway or a funicular railway NOTE In an aerial ropeway, a carrier comprises not only a chair or one or more cabins or buckets connected together but also all the components connecting the chair, cabins or buckets to the rope or ropes. In a funicular railway, the carriers consist of carriages which move along a track and which may be connected together to form a train. 6.1.1 closed carrier carrier in which the passengers are protected from bad weather and cannot get out unaided during transport 6.1.1.1 cabin; gondola component in a closed carrier designed to accommodate standing or seated passengers 6.1.1.2 carriage carrier in a funicular railway 6.1.2 open carrier a carrier which does not meet at least one condition for a closed carrier 6.1.2.1 chair component of an open carrier designed to receive one or more seated passengers 6.1.2.1.1 covered chair chair provided with a movable hood or cover intended to protect the passengers against bad weather 6.1.2.2 bucket component of a carrier designed to receive one or more standing passengers 6.1.3 group of carriers several carriers connected to the rope(s) next to each other, but not otherwise connected together 6.1.4 modular carrier carrier consisting of several cabins or buckets connected one to another, each being connected independently to the rope(s) SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 12 6.1.5 self-powered carrier carrier in an aerial ropeway with an onboard drive system 6.1.6 attended carrier; accompanied carrier carrier in which an attendant is present 6.1.7 maintenance carrier carrier used for the maintenance of the line and equipped for that purpose 6.1.8 onboard brake brake installed on a carrier to stop it on the line NOTE The two most common types of onboard brakes are the carrier truck brake and the track brake. 6.1.8.1 carrier truck brake onboard brake which acts on the track rope(s) of a bicable aerial ropeway 6.1.8.2 track brake in a funicular, onboard brake acting on the rails or on a continuous independent component 6.1.9 carrier truck component of a carrier in an aerial ropeway consisting of a structure containing rollers which travel along one or more carrying ropes and supporting the rest of the carrier 6.1.10 suspension component in a carrier in an aerial ropeway which connects a cabin, chair or bucket to a grip or a carrier truck 6.1.11 safety bar device installed on a chair, to prevent passengers in transit from falling out and which is moved aside in the stations for loading and unloading 6.2 tow-hanger component in a ski-tow consisting of a grip and a component designed to tow passengers NOTE The tow-hanger may comprise a rod (which may be telescopic) together with a J-bar or a platter, or a springbox together with a T-bar or a J-bar or a platter. In the case of a low-level ski-tow, the tow-hanger may consist of a handle fastened to the rope. 6.2.1 platter in a tow-hanger, disc-shaped component in direct contact with the passenger 6.2.2 T-bar in a tow-hanger, component in direct contact with the users and having the form of an inverted T NOTE A similar type of tow-hanger for one user, having the form of a J, is known as a J-bar. SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 13 6.2.3 rod rigid component of a tow-hanger connected between the platter and the grip NOTE A rod may be telescopic, particularly in order to reduce the shock loading when a user starts off, to allow for variations in the height of the snow and to return empty tow-hangers hanging freely from the rope. 6.2.4 springbox component of a tow-hanger which enables the length of towing cord between the grip and the T-bar, or platter to adapt automatically to the towing conditions NOTE This system principally reduces the loading shock when users start off, allows for variations in the height of the snow and enables empty T- bars, J-bars or platters to be returned hanging freely from the rope. 6.2.4.1 towing cord component of a tow-hanger connecting a T-bar or platter to a springbox 6.3 grip component in a carrier or a tow-hanger designed to be attached directly to a rope loop NOTE A grip may be fixed or detachable and usually takes the form of a clamp which grips the cable under the action of springs or the weight of the carrier, a bush wedged eccentrically on the rope, a bolted clamp, or a friction stop (chapeau-de-gendarme). 6.3.1 clamp fixed or detachable grip comprising two jaws which encircles the rope and presses against it with sufficient force to prevent slipping 6.3.1.1 fixed grip grip which remains fixed in position on the rope during operation 6.3.1.2 detachable grip grip which is detached from the rope when it is within the stations 6.3.2 chapeau de gendarme fixed grip consisting of several sectors arranged in chicane form between which the rope is held by friction when under tension 6.3.3 attachment (of a grip) attachment of a detachable grip to the moving rope 6.3.4 detachment (of a grip) detachment of a detachable grip from the moving rope SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 14 7 Stations, line structures and tow-tracks 7.1 station unit comprising buildings and structures containing technical equipment, loading or unloading areas or platforms, and any associated areas for reception and shelter 7.1.1 loading/unloading area area specially prepared to allow passengers to mount or dismount 7.1.2 loading/unloading platform platform specially prepared to allow passengers to mount or dismount 7.1.3 loading band device installed at the loading area intended to reduce the relative speed of the carriers and passengers, so as to facilitate loading 7.1.4 carrier acceleration device device installed in the stations of continuous movement aerial ropeways intended to accelerate the carriers to the speed required for attachment NOTE The term also applies to similar devices with which certain funicular railways may be equipped. 7.1.5 carrier deceleration device device installed in the stations of continuous movement aerial ropeways intended to slow down carriers arriving in the station after detachment NOTE The term also applies to similar devices with which certain funicular railways may be equipped. 7.1.6 position indicator device which shows to the staff the position of the carriers on the line by means of symbols 7.1.7 position monitor device which provides information on the position of the carriers on the line and which may be used for automatic control or for monitoring the operation of the installation NOTE This information may in addition be displayed visually by a position indicator. 7.2 line structure any fixed structure between the stations forming part of the cableway 7.2.1 line support structure line structure supporting the ropes or keeping them in position 7.3 tow-track specially prepared track along which passengers wearing skis or equipped with suitable special appliances are towed SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 15 7.4 height above ground the distance between the surface of the floor of closed carriers or the seat surface of open carriers and the surface of the ground (without taking into account any covering of snow) 7.5 work platform platform from which maintenance is carried out 8 Drive systems and brakes 8.1 drive (and braking) system system of energy supplies, prime movers, transmission units and control, safety and braking devices required to operate the cableway in specified conditions 8.1.1 main drive drive system intended for ensuring normal operation 8.1.2 auxiliary drive drive system other than the main drive which permits operation by replacing the latter, possibly at reduced capacity, but with the same level of safety as in normal operation 8.1.3 recovery drive drive system intended exclusively for the recovery of the carriers in the event of unavailability of the other drives 8.1.4 evacuation drive drive system for an evacuation system or any other means of evacuation 8.2 service brake mechanical brake located in the drive station, used principally to stop the installation in normal operating conditions and to keep it stationary 8.3 safety brake brake whose purpose is to stop the installation in the case of failure of the other braking devices and to keep it stationary 8.4 stop bringing the installation to a standstill 8.4.1 emergency stop the rapid stopping of the installation in the event of possible danger to passengers, personnel, third parties or the installation

8.4.2 stopping distance (of the installation) distance covered by the carrier(s) from the time that the stop of the installation is initiated until it comes to a standstill SIST EN 1907:2005

EN 1907:2005 (E) 16 8.5 emergency stop device manually or automatically operated switchgear acting on a safety circuit or line safety circuit and initiating the stopping of the cableway NOTE According to this definition, switches on line support structures, profile gauge switches and tension weight switches, for example, are also emergency stop devices, as are also maintenance switches and emergency stop buttons 8.5.1 maintenance switch safety switch manually operated and lockable emergency stop device which initiates stopping of the cableway and prevents restart by means of a brake acting on the drive sheave 8.5.2 emergency stop button manually operated emergency stop device which does not return automatically to its initial position after operation and can be reset manually 9 Recovery and evacuation 9.1 recovery operation to return the carriers and their passengers to the stations using special procedures and the installation's own resources NOTE The installation's own resources may include the main drive system used under predetermined conditions or an auxiliary drive system, with the special procedures being chosen depending on the reasons for abandoning normal operation. 9.2 evacuation; rescue set of procedures used, if the installation is immobilized, to return passengers to a place of safety 9.3 evacuation plan document containing all the provisions relating to the human and material resources and to the procedures to be implemented for the evacuation of the passengers 9.4 operation centre position from which the evacuation operations are directed 10 Operating and inspection 10.1 operation action consisting in transporting passengers by means of installations built for this purpose 10.1.1 controller natural or legal person having overall legal, economic and technical responsibility for the operation 10.1.2 attendant; conductor employee present in a carrier having parti

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