Playground equipment and surfacing - Part 4: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for cableways

This European Standard is applicable to cableways whereby children travel along a cable by the use of gravity. This standard specifies additional safety requirements for cableways intended for permanent installation for use by children.

Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 4: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Seilbahnen

Diese Europäische Norm gilt für Seilbahnen, mit denen sich Kinder entlang eines Tragseils aufgrund der Einwirkung der Schwerkraft fortbewegen.™ Diese Norm legt zusätzliche sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen an Seilbahnen fest, die dauerhaft installiert und für die Benutzung durch Kinder vorgesehen sind.

Équipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 4: Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux téléphériques

Oprema in podloge otroških igrišč - 4. del: Dodatne posebne varnostne zahteve in preskusne metode za vrvne proge

Ta evropski standard se uporablja za vrvne proge, pri katerih se otroci pomikajo vzdolž vrvi s pomočjo gravitacije. Ta standard določa dodatne varnostne zahteve za trajno nameščene vrvne proge za otroke.

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Status
Published
Publication Date
14-Mar-2019
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
18-Jan-2019
Due Date
25-Mar-2019
Completion Date
15-Mar-2019

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 4: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für SeilbahnenÉquipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 4: Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux téléphériquesPlayground equipment and surfacing - Part 4: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for cableways97.200.40,JULãþDPlaygroundsICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019en,fr,de01-april-2019SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019SLOVENSKI

STANDARD
SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019
EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM
EN 1176-4:2017+AC
January 2019 ICS 97.200.40 Supersedes EN 1176-4:2017
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Playground equipment and surfacing - Part 4: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for cableways

Équipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 4: Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux téléphériques

Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 4: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Seilbahnen This European Standard was approved by CEN on 2 July 2017 and includes the Corrigendum issued by CEN on 9 January 2019.

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 CEN-CENELEC Management Centre 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 CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

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B-1040 Brussels © 2019 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CEN national Members. Ref. No. EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019 E SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019 (E) 2 Contents Page European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3 1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 5 2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 5 3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 5 4 Safety requirements ....................................................................................................................................... 7 4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 7 4.2 Framework and fixing points for the cable ............................................................................................ 7 4.3 Calculation of forces acting on the cable of a cableway ..................................................................... 7 4.4 Stops ..................................................................................................................................................................... 7 4.5 Traveller ............................................................................................................................................................. 7 4.6 Suspension assembly ..................................................................................................................................... 7 4.7 Cableways arranged in parallel ................................................................................................................. 7 4.8 Grips ..................................................................................................................................................................... 7 4.9 Seats ..................................................................................................................................................................... 8 4.10 Speed.................................................................................................................................................................... 8 4.11 Free height of fall ............................................................................................................................................. 8 4.12 Ground clearance ............................................................................................................................................ 9 4.13 Cable length ....................................................................................................................................................... 9 4.14 Falling space and impact area .................................................................................................................... 9 5 Test report ...................................................................................................................................................... 12 6 Information to be provided by the supplier/manufacturer ......................................................... 12 7 Marking ............................................................................................................................................................ 12 Annex A (normative)

Method for the determination of performance of stops ................................... 13 A.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 13 A.2 Apparatus ........................................................................................................................................................ 13 A.3 Procedure........................................................................................................................................................ 13 Annex B (normative)

Method for the determination of the maximum speed of the traveller ...... 14 B.1 Principle .......................................................................................................................................................... 14 B.2 Apparatus ........................................................................................................................................................ 14 B.3 Procedure........................................................................................................................................................ 14 Annex C (informative)

A-deviations ................................................................................................................... 15

SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019 (E) 3 European foreword This document (EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 136 “Sports, playground and other recreational facilities and equipment”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN. 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 April 2018, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2018. Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. This document includes Corrigendum 1 issued by CEN on 9 January 2019. This document supersedes ˜EN 1176-4:2017™. This document includes the corrigendum 1 which corrects the 5th paragraph in the European foreword and the 1st sentence in the scope. The start and finish of text introduced or altered by corrigendum is indicated in the text by tags ˜™. ˜The principal changes from the previous edition of this part of EN 1176 are as follows: a)

finger test for traveler was added; b)
ground clearance requirement for seating type was changed; c)

test weight was changed.™ EN 1176, Playground equipment and surfacing, consists of the following parts: — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods — Part 2: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for swings — Part 3: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for slides — Part 4: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for cableways — Part 5: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels — Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment — Part 7: Guidance on installation, inspection, maintenance and operation — Part 10: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for fully enclosed play equipment — Part 11: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for spatial network This part of EN 1176 should not be used in isolation, but in conjunction with EN 1176-1, EN 1176-7 and EN 1177. SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019 (E) 4 For inflatable play equipment, see EN 14960 Inflatable play equipment - Safety requirements and test methods. According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. SIST EN 1176-4:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-4:2017+AC:2019 (E) 5 1 Scope ˜This European Standard is applicable to cableways whereby children travel along a cable by the use of gravity.™ This standard specifies additional safety requirements for cableways intended for permanent installation for use by children. 2 Normative references The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 1176-1:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods EN 1176-2:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 2: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for swings EN 1176-6:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply. 3.1 cableway item of children's playground equipment whereby children can travel on or along a cable under the force of gravity Note 1 to entry: See Figure 1. 3.2 hanging type cableway cableway equipped with a suspension assembly which includes a grip for the user 3.3 seating type cableway cableway equipped with a suspension assembly which includes a seat 3.4 starting point area in which the user can reach the grip or seat and set the equipment in motion 3.5 area of

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