This standard specifies the design rules, calculations, examinations and tests of lift components which are referred to by other standards used for the design of passenger lifts, goods passenger lifts, goods only lifts, and other similar types of lifting appliances.

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1.1   This document specifies the safety rules for permanently installed new passenger or goods passenger lifts, with traction, positive or hydraulic drive, serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods, suspended by ropes or chains or jacks and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15° to the vertical.
1.2   In addition to the requirements of this document, supplementary requirements shall be considered in special cases (use of lifts by persons with disabilities, in case of fire, potentially explosive atmosphere, extreme climate conditions, seismic conditions, transporting dangerous goods, etc.).
1.3   This document does not cover:
a)   lifts with:
1)   drive systems other than those stated in 1.1;
2)   rated speed ≤ 0,15 m/s;
b)   hydraulic lifts:
1)   with a rated speed exceeding 1 m/s;
2)   where the setting of the pressure relief valve exceeds 50 MPa (5.9.3.5.3);
c)   new passenger or goods passenger lifts in existing buildings  ) where in some circumstances due to limitations enforced by building constraints, some requirements of EN 81 20 cannot be met and EN 81 21 should be considered;
d)   lifting appliances, such as paternosters, mine lifts, theatrical lifts, appliances with automatic caging, skips, lifts and hoists for building and public works sites, ships' hoists, platforms for exploration or drilling at sea, construction and maintenance appliances or lifts in wind turbines;
e)   important modifications (see Annex C) to a lift installed before this standard is brought into application;
f)   safety during operations of transport, erection, repairs, and dismantling of lifts.
However, this standard may usefully be taken as a basis.
Noise and vibrations are not dealt with in this standard as they are not found at levels which could be considered as harmful with regard to the safe use and maintenance of the lift (see also 0.4.1).
1.4   This document is not applicable to passenger and goods passenger lifts which are installed before the date of its publication as EN.
2) Existing building is a building which is used or was already used before the order for the lift was placed. A building whose internal structure is completely renewed is considered as a new building.

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This document gives a methodology for improving the safety of existing lifts with the aim of reaching an equivalent level of safety to that of a newly installed lift by the application of today’s state-of-the-art for safety.
NOTE Due to situations such as the building design, etc. it may not be possible in all cases to reach today’s state-of-the-art for safety.
This document applies to permanently installed passenger or goods passenger lifts, with traction, positive or hydraulic drive serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods and moving along guide rails inclined not more than 15° to the vertical.
This document includes the improvement of safety of existing lifts for:
a) passengers;
b) maintenance and inspection personnel;
c) persons outside the well, machinery space(s) and the pulley room(s) (but in their immediate vicinity);
d) any other authorized persons.
This document is not applicable to:
e) lifts with drive systems others than those mentioned above;
f) lifting appliances such as paternosters, mine lifts, theatre lifts, appliances with automatic caging, skips, lifts and hoists for building and public works sites, ships’ hoists, platforms for exploration or drilling at sea, construction and maintenance appliances;
g) installations where the inclination of the guide rails to the vertical exceeds 15°;
h) lifting appliances with a rated speed lower than or equal to 0,15 m/s;
i) safety during transport, installation, repairs and dismantling of lifts.
However, this document can usefully be taken as a reference basis.

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This European Standard applies to alarm systems for all types of passenger and goods passenger lifts, in particular those covered in the EN 81 series.
This European Standard also deals with the minimum information to be provided as part of the instruction manual related to maintenance and the rescue service.
This European Standard deals with the following significant hazard relevant to lifts when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the installer/manufacturer:
-   entrapment of users due to the lift not working properly.
This European Standard is not applicable to alarm systems intended to be used to call for help in other cases, e.g. heart attack, seeking information.
This European Standard is applicable to alarm systems used for lifts manufactured and installed after the date of publication by CEN of this standard. However, this European Standard can be taken into account when applied to existing lifts.
EN 81 70 gives additional requirements for persons with disabilities (e.g. inductive loop, alarm button).

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This document specifies the special provisions and safety rules for passenger and goods passenger lifts where these lifts are permanently installed in buildings that are in compliance with EN 1998-1 (Eurocode 8).
This document defines additional requirements to EN 81-20 and EN 81-50.
It applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts. However, it can be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
This document does not introduce any additional special provisions and safety rules for lifts which are in Seismic lift category 0 as defined in Annex A, Table A.1.
This document does not address other risks due to seismic events (e.g. fire, flood, explosion).

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This European Standard specifies the safety rules related to new passenger and goods/passenger lifts permanently installed in existing buildings where in some circumstances due to limitations enforced by building constraints, some requirements of EN 81 20:2014 cannot be met (see also 4th sentence of Introduction).
This European Standard addresses a number of these constraints and gives requirements for alternative solutions. It is intended to be read and applied in conjunction with the European Standard EN 81-20:2014.
This European Standard covers:
-   either the construction and installation of one or more complete new lift(s) including new well and machinery spaces in an existing building; or
-   the replacement of one or more existing lift(s) by new ones in existing well(s) and machinery spaces.
This European Standard does not cover:
-   replacement or modifications of some parts to a lift already installed;
-   other applications outside of the scope of EN 81 20:2014.

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This European Standard specifies the method of test for determining the fire resistance of lift landing doors which may be exposed to a fire from the landing side. The procedure applies to all types of lift landing doors used as a means of access to lifts in buildings and which are intended to provide a fire barrier to the spread of fire via the lift well.
The procedure allows for the measurement of integrity and if required the measurement of radiation and thermal insulation.
No requirements other than the verification that the specimen is operational are included for mechanical conditioning before the test as these are included in the relevant product standard.

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1.1   Temporarily-installed, guided powered platforms with rack and pinion drive, which have an open carrier and hold-to-run controls operated by authorized, trained operators  on the carrier.
Used for transporting authorised passengers  and materials vertically (or along the path 15° maximum of the vertical), at limited speed (max 0,2 m/s), with a minimum offset distance of 500 mm and serving fixed levels on a building or structure for construction related activities including renovation and maintenance.
This European Standard does not include
a)   hydraulic drives for transport platforms,
b)   wire rope drives for transport platforms,
c)   chain drives for transport platforms,
d)   use as a Mast Climbing Work Platform (see EN 1495),
e)   use as a Goods Hoist (see EN 12158-1),
f)   use as a Passenger/Goods Hoist (see EN 12159).
1.2   This European 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.
1.3   This European Standard does not specify the additional requirements for
a)   operation in severe conditions (e.g. extreme climates, strong magnetic fields),
b)   lightning protection,
c)   operation subject to special rules (e.g. potentially explosive atmospheres),
d)   electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity),
e)    handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. molten metal, acids/bases,
f)   radiating materials, fragile loads),
g)   the use of combustion engines,
h)   the use of remote controls,
i)   hazards occurring during manufacture,
j)   hazards occurring as a result of mobility,
k)   hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road,
l)   earthquakes,
m)   noise.
1.4   This European Standard is not applicable to
a)   builders hoists for materials,
b)   builders hoists for persons and materials,
c)   lifts according to EN 81-1:1998, EN 81-2:1998 and EN 81-3:2000,
d)    inclined hoists according to EN 12158-2:2000,
e)   work cages suspended from lifting appliances,
f)   work platforms carried on the forks of fork trucks,
g)   work platforms,
h)   funiculars,
i)   lifts specially designed for military purposes,
j)   mine lifts,
k)   theatre elevators,
l)   special purpose lifts.
1.5   This European Standard deals with the transport platform installation. It includes the base frame and base enclosure but excludes the design of any concrete, hard core, timber or other foundation arrangement. It includes the design of mast ties but excludes the design of anchorage bolts to the supporting structure. It includes the landing gates and their frames but excludes the design of any anchorage fixing bolts to the supporting structure.

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This Technical Report applies to escalators and moving walks built in accordance with EN 115-1:2017.

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This European Standard is applicable for new escalators and moving walks (pallet or belt type) as defined in Clause 3.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to escalators and moving walks when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard is not applicable to escalators and moving walks which were manufactured before the date of its publication. It is, however, recommended that existing installations be adapted to this standard.

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1.1   This European Standard specifies the safety requirements applicable to slow-speed platform lifts presenting the following characteristics:
   serving 2 or more set levels of a building or construction structure;
   able to cross landings;
   designed exclusively for lifting or lowering loads;
   only accessible to operators during the loading/unloading phases;
   with a travel speed of no more than 0.15 m/s;
   useable solely by people who have been authorized and briefed;
   permanently installed.
1.2   This European Standard deals with all significant hazards pertinent to slow-speed platform lifts when used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Article 4). This European Standard specifies the appropriate technical measures for eliminating and reducing the risks arising from the significant hazards.
1.3   This European Standard does not apply to the following equipment:
   permanently and/or temporarily installed platform lifts, serving specific levels of a building, with a vertical travel speed exceeding 0.15 m/s (EN 81-31);
   lifting tables serving no more than two set levels of a building and not crossing a landing (EN 1570-1);
   lift platforms designed for mobility-impaired persons (EN 81-40 and prEN 81 41);
   platform lifts used on ships;
   lifts designed for lifting artists and stage set features during artistic performances;
   lifts driven by pusher chains.

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ISO 25745-3:2015 specifies generic tools for estimating energy consumption of escalators and moving walks, and a consistent method for energy performance classification of existing, modernized, or new escalators and moving walks.
It considers the energy performance during the operational portion of the life cycle of escalators and moving walks. It does not cover energy consumption and classification of the ancillary equipment, such as the following:
a) lighting with the exception of comb plate lighting, step gap lighting, and traffic light (comb plate lighting, step gap lighting, and traffic light are considered essential for the operation of the equipment and are therefore not defined as ancillary equipment);
b) cooling and heating and machine room ventilation;
c) alarm devices and emergency battery supplies equipment, etc.;
d) environmental conditions;
e) consumption through the power sockets.
There can be other electrical loads not associated with the escalator or moving walk, and not included.
ISO 25745-3:2015 considers all escalators and inclined moving walks up to a rise of 8 m and horizontal moving walks with a length up to 60 m (this represents about 85 % of worldwide installed units).

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ISO 25745-2:2015 specifies a method to estimate energy consumption based on measured values, calculation, or simulation, on an annual basis for traction, hydraulic and positive drive lifts on a single unit basis, and an energy classification system for new, existing, and modernized traction, hydraulic, and positive drive lifts on a single unit basis.
It applies to passenger and goods passenger lifts with rated speeds greater than 0,15 m/s and only considers the energy performance during the operational portion of the life cycle of the lifts. For other types of lifts (e.g. service lifts, lifting platforms, etc.), it can be taken as a reference.
It does not cover energy aspects, which affect the measurements, calculations, and simulations, such as the following: hoistway lighting; heating and cooling equipment in the lift car; machine room lighting; machine room heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; non-lift display systems, CCTV security cameras, etc.; non-lift monitoring systems (e.g. building management systems, etc.); effect of lift group dispatching on energy consumption; environmental conditions; consumption through the power sockets; lifts whose travel includes an express zone (an express zone is unlikely to affect the average car load but can significantly affect the average travel distance).

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This Technical Report gives guidance to users, specifically outside Europe, in order to enable them to apply EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 so far as is reasonably practical, whilst recognising specific socio-economic needs or national legislation in their country.

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1.1   This European Standard provides rules on how to apply EN 81-70 referred to in EN 81-80:2003, 5.2.1 [4] to existing lifts to improve their accessibility for persons including persons with disability.
1.2   This European Standard applies to permanently installed lifts serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15° to the vertical.

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1.1   This European Standard specifies the immunity performance criteria and test levels for apparatus used in lifts, escalators and moving walks which are intended to be permanently installed in buildings including the basic safety requirements in regard to their electromagnetic environment. These levels represent essential EMC requirements.
The standard refers to EM conditions as existing in residential, office and industrial buildings.
This standard addresses commonly known EMC related hazards and hazardous situations relevant to lifts, escalators and moving walks when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the lift installer or escalator and/or moving walk manufacturer.
However:
-   performance criteria and test levels for apparatus/assembly of apparatus used in general function circuits do not cover situations with an extremely low probability of occurrence;
-   this standard does not apply to other apparatus already proven to be in conformity to the EMC Directive, and not related to the safety of the lift, escalator or moving walk, such as lighting apparatus, communication apparatus, etc.
1.2   This European Standard does not apply to electromagnetic environments such as:
-   radio-transmitter stations,
-   railways and metros,
-   heavy industrial plant,
-   electricity power station,
which need additional investigations.
1.3   This standard is not applicable to apparatus which were manufactured before the date of its publication as EN 12016.

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ISO 14798:2009 establishes general principles and specific procedures for assessing risk. Its purpose is to provide a process for making decisions relevant to the safety of lifts during the
design, construction, installation and servicing of lifts, lift components and systems,
development of generic procedures for the use, operation, testing, compliance verification and servicing of lifts, and
development of technical specifications and standards affecting the safety of lifts.
While the examples given in ISO 14798:2009 refer primarily to risks of harm to persons, the risk assessment procedure it specifies can be equally effective for assessing other types of risk relevant to lifts, such as the risk of damage to property and environment.

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1.1   This European Standard deals with power operated temporarily installed builders hoists (referred to as "hoists" in this standard) intended for use by persons who are permitted to enter sites of engineering and construction, serving landing levels, having a cage:
-   designed for the transportation of persons or of persons and materials;
-   guided;
-   travelling vertically or along a path within 15° max. of the vertical;
-   supported or sustained by drum driven wire rope, rack and pinion, or an expanding linkage mechanism;
-   where masts, when erected, may or may not require support from separate structures.
1.2   The European 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.
1.3   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);
-   electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity);
-   handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. molten metal, acids/bases, radiating materials, fragile loads);
-   the use of combustion engines;
-   the use of remote controls;
-   hazards occurring during manufacture;
-   hazards occurring as a result of mobility;
-   hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road;
-   earthquakes.
1.4   This European Standard is not applicable to:
-   builders hoists for the transport of goods only EN 12158-1 and EN 12158-2;
-   lifts according to EN 81-1, EN 81-2, EN 81-3 and EN 81-43;
-   work cages suspended from lifting appliances;
-   work platforms carried on the forks of fork trucks;
-   work platforms EN 1495;
-   funiculars;
-   lifts specially designed for military purposes;
-   mine lifts;
-   theatre elevators;
-   builders hoists for persons and material with vertically guided cages which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN;
-   hoists with hydraulic drive/braking systems and hydraulic safety devices.
This document is not applicable to Builders hoists for persons and material with vertical guided cages which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.
1.5   This European Standard deals with the hoist installation. It includes the base frame and base enclosure but excludes the design of any concrete, hard core, timber or other foundation arrangement. It includes the design of mast ties but excludes the design of anchor screws to the supporting structure. It includes the landing gates and their frames but excludes the design of any anchorage fixing bolts to the supporting structure.

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ISO 25745-1:2012 specifies: a) methods of measuring actual energy consumption of lifts, escalators and moving walks on a single unit basis; b) methods of carrying out periodic energy verification checks on lifts, escalators and moving walks in operation.
ISO 25745-1:2012 only considers the energy performance during the operational portion of the life cycle of the lifts, escalators or moving walks.

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1.1   Use of the lift
This Technical Specification gives rules for the intended use of the lift by persons with impaired mobility in order to assist the evacuation of a building. To achieve this objective, the selected lift(s) must be incorporated within an overall building design that includes all the usual stairs and escape routes without any reduction in their quantity or capacity.
It specifies the special provisions and safety rules to assist persons with impaired mobility to safely evacuate a building using lifts in relative safety with the help of suitably trained assistants.
This specification does not define the number and size of lift required, or the size of door openings that must be determined on a case by case basis by the building designer in line with applicable national regulations.
1.2   This Technical Specification applies
To permanently installed new:
a)   electric lifts, with traction or positive drive (as defined in EN 81-1);
b)   hydraulic lifts (as defined in EN 81-2).
1.3   This Technical Specification defines requirements to allow safe lift use where
a)   the buildings has not sustained structural damage e.g. from explosion, flood, lightening strike, earthquake, storm etc.
b)   the well and car is safe for persons to use. e.g. free of smoke, etc.
c)   a fire resisting structure for the lift provides suitable protection;
d)   some form of fire detection means is provided at least at the lift and safe areas;
e)   where power supplies are secure and reliable, the provision of a secondary supply is not essential but the cable providing power to the lift shall be fire protected to the same level as given to the lift structure;
f)   where a building secondary supply is not provided, the lift shall have a provision to allow the lift to be recovered electrically to an adjacent safe area (floor).
1.4   Assumptions
The following assumptions are made:
a)   The lift is provided with a means to protect it from the effects of fire and smoke.
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This Technical Specification is a collection of interpretations related to the EN 81 family of standards (see CEN/TR 81-10:2008). As second issue, this document collects interpretations to EN 81-1:1998, EN 81-2:1998, EN 81-28:2003, EN 81-58:2003, EN 81-70:2003, EN 81-72:2003 and EN 81-73:2005.
Interpretations to other standards of the EN 81 family will be added when they are available.
Interpretations aim to improve the understanding of the clause(s) they are referring to and by that facilitating common understanding between manufacturers, lift installers, notified bodies, inspection bodies and national authorities.
Interpretations do not have the same status as the standards to which they are related. However, the application of interpretations should give to the interested parties confidence that the relevant standard has not been wrongly applied.

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1.1   This European Standard deals with safety requirements for construction, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and dismantling of electrically powered vertical lifting platforms affixed to a building structure intended for use by persons with impaired mobility:
-   travelling vertically between predefined levels along a guided path whose inclination to the vertical does not exceed 15°;
-   intended for use by persons with or without a wheelchair;
-   supported or sustained by rack and pinion, wire ropes, chains, screw and nut, friction/traction between wheels and the rail, guided chain, scissors mechanism or hydraulic jack (direct or indirect);
-   with enclosed liftways;
-   with a speed not greater than 0,15 m/s;
-   with platforms where the carrier is not completely enclosed
1.2   This standard deals with all significant hazards relevant to lifting platforms, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
1.3   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;
-   vertical lifting platforms whose primary function is the transportation of goods;
-   vertical lifting platforms whose carriers are completely enclosed;
-   vertical lifting platforms prone to vandalism;
-   hazards occurring during manufacture;
-   earthquakes, flooding;
-   fire fighting, evacuation and behaviour during a fire;
-   noise and vibrations;
-   the design of concrete, hardcore, timber or other foundation or building arrangement;
-   the design of anchorage bolts to the supporting structure;
-   type C wheelchairs as defined in prEN 12183 and/or prEN 12184.
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1.1   This standard deals with power operated temporarily installed builders hoists (referred to as "hoists" in this standard) intended for use by persons who are permitted to enter sites of engineering and construction, serving landing levels, having a load carrying device:
-   designed for the transportation of goods only;
-   guided;
-   travelling vertically or along a path within 15 degrees max. of the vertical;
-   supported or sustained by drum driven wire rope, chain, rack and pinion, hydraulic jack (direct or indirect), or an expanding linkage mechanism;
-   where masts, when erected, may or may not require support from separate structures;
-   which permits the access of instructed persons during loading and unloading;
-   which are driven by appointed persons;
-   which permits, if necessary, during erection, dismantling, maintenance and inspection, the access and travel by persons who are competent and authorised.
1.2   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.
1.3   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);
-   electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity);
-   handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. molten metal, acids/bases, radiating materials, fragile loads);
-   the use of combustion engines;
-   the use of remote controls;
-   hazards occurring during manufacture;
-   hazards occurring as a result of mobility;
-   hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road;
-   earthquakes;
-   noise.
1.4   This standard is not applicable to
-   builders hoists for persons and materials;
-   lifts according to EN 8

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1.1   This standard deals with power operated temporarily installed builders hoists intended for use by persons who are permitted to enter sites of engineering and construction, serving either one upper landing or a work area extending to the end of the guides, (e.g. a roof) having a load carrying device (lcd):
-   which is intended for the transportation of goods only;
-   where it is forbidden for persons to step upon it at any time;
-   which is guided;
-   which is designed to travel at an angle of at least 30 degrees to the vertical but may be used at any angle between the vertical and the maximum inclination as specified by the manufacturer;
-   which is sustained by steel wire rope and a positive drive system;
-   which is controlled by hold-to-run controls by the operator;
-   which does not benefit from the use of any counterweight;
-   which has a maximum rated load of 300 kg;
-   which has a maximum speed of 1,00 m/s;
and where the guides require support from separate structures.
1.2   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.
1.3   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);
-   electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity);
-   handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations (e.g. molten metal, acids/bases, radiating materials, fragile loads);
-   the use of combustion engines;
-   the use of remote controls;
-   hazards occurring during manufacture;
-   hazards occurring as a result of mobility;
-   hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road;
-   earthquakes;
-   noise.
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1.1 La présente Norme européenne s'applique aux nouveaux monte charge accessibles électriques à
adhérence ou à treuil attelé et aux nouveaux monte charge accessibles hydrauliques, installés de façon
permanente dans des zones à accès restreint et/ou uniquement utilisés par du personnel formé et autorisé
(utilisateurs), desservant des niveaux fixes et permanents, comportant une unité de transport constituée
d’une seule surface de transport, conçus uniquement pour le transport d’objets, se déplaçant le long d’un
parcours fixe (par exemple : élévateurs à ciseaux, élévateurs à rails de guidage), d’une inclinaison ne
dépassant pas 15° par rapport à la verticale et d’une vitesse nominale n'excédant pas 1 m/s.
La présente Norme européenne ne couvre que les monte charge accessibles dont la charge nominale est
supérieure à 300 kg et qui ne sont pas destinés au transport de personnes.
Cette norme traite, à l’exception de ceux répertoriés au 1.3 ci-dessous, de tous les phénomènes, situations,
et événements dangereux significatifs associés aux monte charge accessibles lorsqu’ils sont utilisés dans le
cadre de leur usage prévu et des conditions prévues par le fabricant (voir l’Article 4).
1.2 Dans le cadre de la présente Norme européenne, un monte charge est considéré accessible lorsque
l’une des conditions ci-dessous est remplie :
a) la surface au sol de l’unité de transport est supérieure à 1,0 m² ;
b) la profondeur de l’unité de transport est supérieure à 1,0 m ;
c) la hauteur de l’unité de transport est supérieure à 1,20 m.
Dans le cas d'une plate-forme, elle est considérée accessible lorsque la hauteur des portes palières est
supérieure à 1,20 m.
1.3 Deux types de monte charge accessibles sont traités :
a) le type A, dont l'usage prévu remplit simultanément les deux conditions suivantes :
1) vitesse nominale maximale : 0,30 m/s ;
2) course maximale : soit 12 m ;
b) le type B, lorsque l'une des conditions susmentionnées n'est pas remplie.
1.4 La présente Norme européenne ne donne pas les prescriptions à satisfaire dans des cas particuliers
(atmosphère explosible, conditions climatiques extrêmes, conditions sismiques, transport d’objets
dangereux, etc.).
1.5 La présente norme ne s’applique pas :
a) aux monte charge accessibles
1) ayant plus d’une machine ;
2) dont les chargement et déchargement sont automatisés ou dont le plancher de l’unité de
transport est équipé de dispositifs mobiles (par exemple des rouleaux) à des fins de chargement et
de déchargement ;
3) destinés au transport de marchandises en vrac (comme du sable, gravier, etc.) ;
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b) les appareils de levage comportant plus d’une unité de transport, les bennes, les monte charge des
chantiers de construction, des applications souterraines, des dispositifs d’excavation de mine, des
navires et unités mobiles en mer, les machineries destinées à déplacer des acteurs au cours de
performances artistiques, les monte charge conçus et fabriqués spécialement à des fins de recherche
pour un usage temporaire en laboratoire, les monte charge conçus et fabriqués spécialement pour un
usage policier ou militaire ;
c) les installations dont l’inclinaison du parcours fixe s’écarte de la verticale de plus de 15°;
d) la sécurité au cours du transport, de l’installation, des réparations et du démontage des monte charge
accessibles ;
e) l'utilisation de matériaux translucides pour les parois de la gaine et des emplacements de machinerie,
pour l’unité de transport et les portes palières, à l'exception de leurs regards ;
f) l'utilisation de systèmes électroniques programmables dans les applications liées à la sécurité des
élévateurs (PESSRAL). [...]

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1.1   This Technical Specification provides ways on how to apply EN 81-71 referred to in EN 81-80:2003 2, 5.3 to existing lifts in order to improve their vandal resistance.
1.2   This document applies to permanently installed lifts serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15° to the vertical.

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TC - Improvement of instructions to update CENELEC harmonization documents in line with the CEN rules and corrections in 15.3 b)
2013: Originator of XML version: first setup pilot of CCMC in 2012

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1.1   This document specifies the safety requirements for the construction and installation of power operated lifts attached to cranes and intended for access to workplaces on cranes, by authorised persons. This includes intended use, erection, dismantling, inspection and maintenance. The lift serves defined landing levels and has a load carrying unit which is:
-   designed for the transportation of persons and goods;
-   guided;
-   travelling vertically or along a path within 15 degrees maximum from the vertical;
-   supported by rack and pinion or suspended by steel wire ropes;
-   travelling with a speed not more than 1,0 m/s for permanent lifts and not more than 0,4 m/s for temporary lifts.
1.2   This document 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.
1.3   This document 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);
NOTE   Directive 94/9/EC concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres can be applicable to the type of machine or equipment covered by this European Standard. The present standard is not intended to provide means of complying with the essential health and safety requirements of Directive 94/9/EC.
-   electromagnetic compatibility (emission, immunity);
-   handling of loads the nature of which could lead to dangerous situations;
-   the use of combustion engines;
-   hydraulic drive units;
-   hazards occurring during manufacturing process;
-   hazards occurring as a result of being erected over a public road;
-   earthquakes;
-   noise (see also Directive on noise emissions from machines used outdoors (2000/14/EC)).

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This Technical Report describes the system of the EN 81 series of standards.
As long as the internal rules of CEN do not specify provisions to handle interpretations, this Technical Report also describes the procedure for interpretations to be followed by the working groups of CEN/TC 10.

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This European Standard specifies the elements necessary for the preparation of the instructions for the maintenance operations, as in 3.1, which are provided for new installed passenger lifts, goods passenger lifts, accessible goods only lifts, service lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors.
This European Standard does not cover:
a) instructions for the installation and the dismantling;
b) any legal examinations and tests based on national regulations.
Existing installations are not covered by this Standard, but it can be taken as a reference.

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1.1   This standard specifies the safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new electric service lifts with traction or positive drive, or hydraulic service lifts defined as lifting equipment, serving defined landing levels, having a car, the interior of which is regarded as inaccessible to persons on account of its dimensions and means of construction, suspended by ropes or chains or supported by a ram and moving between rigid vertical guide rails or guide rails whose inclination to the vertical does not exceed 15° and driven electrically or hydraulically.
This standard covers service lifts with rated load not exceeding 300 kilogrammes and not intended to move persons.
1.2   In addition to the requirements of this standard supplementary requirements shall be considered in special cases (potentially explosive atmosphere, extreme climate conditions, seismic conditions, transporting dangerous goods, etc.).
1.3   This standard does not cover:
a)   service lifts with drives other than stated in 1.1;
b)   important modifications (see annex E) to a service lift installed before this standard is brought into application;
c)   lifting appliances, such as paternosters, mines lifts, theatrical lifts, appliances with automatic caging, skips and hoists for building and public works sites, ships’ hoists, platforms for exploration or drilling at sea, construction and maintenance appliances;
d)   installations where the inclination of the guide rails to the vertical exceeds 15°;
e)   safety during transport, installation, repairs and dismantling of service lifts;
f)   the use of glass for the walls of the well, for the car and for the landing doors including the vision panels.
However, this standard may usefully be taken as a basis.
Noise and vibrations are not dealt with in this standard because these are not relevant to the safe use of the service lift.
Fire propagation is not dealt with in this standard.
1.4   To satisfy the condition of inaccessibili

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This document specifies the minimum requirements for the safe and independent access and use of lifts by persons, including persons with disabilities. It covers the needs of persons with disabilities according to Annex A.
NOTE   For guidance on solutions for increased accessibility and usability, see Annex D.

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This document specifies the emission limits in relation to electromagnetic disturbances and test conditions for lifts, escalators and moving walks, which are intended to be permanently installed in buildings. These limits however, may not provide full protection against disturbances caused to radio and TV reception when such equipment is used within distances given in Table 1.
This document is not applicable for apparatus which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

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This document gives rules for improving the safety of existing escalators and moving walks with the aim of reaching an equivalent level of safety to that of a newly installed escalator and moving walk by the application of today’s state of the art for safety.
NOTE   Due to situations such as the existing machine or building designs, it might not be possible in all cases to reach today’s state of the art for safety. Nevertheless, the objective is to improve the level of safety wherever possible.
This document includes the improvement of safety of existing escalators and moving walks for:
a)   users;
b)   maintenance and inspection personnel;
c)   persons outside the escalator or moving walk (but in its immediate vicinity);
d)   authorized persons.
This document is not applicable to:
1)   safety during transport, installation, repairs and dismantling of escalators and moving walks;
2)   spiral escalators;
3)   accelerating moving walks.
However, this document can usefully be taken as a reference basis.

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1.1   This document 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), friction traction drive (5.4.7), and guided rope and ball (5.4.8).
1.2   This document 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.
1.3   This document does not specify the additional requirements for:
-   operation in severe conditions (e.g. extreme climates, strong magnetic fields);
-   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;
-   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.
NOTE   For the actual type of machinery, noise is not considered a significant nor relevant hazard.
1.4   This document is not applicable to power operated stairlifts which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

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This document is a collection of interpretations related to the EN 115 series. This document collects interpretations to EN 115-1:2008+A1:2010 and EN 115-1:2017. Interpretations to other standards of the EN 115 series will be added when they are available.
Interpretations aim to improve the understanding of the clause(s) they are referring to and by that facilitating common understanding between manufacturers, lift installers, notified bodies, inspection bodies and national authorities.
Interpretations do not have the same status as the European standards to which they are related. However, the application of interpretations give to the interested parties confidence that the relevant European standard has not been wrongly applied.

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This document specifies the special provisions and safety rules describing the behaviour of lifts in the event of fire in a building, on the basis of a recall signal(s) to the lift(s) control system.
This document applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts with all types of drives. However, it may be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
This document does not apply to:
-   lifts that remain in use in the event of fire, e.g. firefighters lifts as defined in EN 81-72:2020,
-   lifts used for the evacuation of a building.

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1.1   This document specifies the safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new electric lifts, with traction or positive drive, serving defined landings levels, having a vehicle designed to convey passengers or passengers and loads, suspended by ropes or chains and travelling in a vertical plan along guide rails that are inclined at an angle of between 15° and 75° in relation to the horizontal.
1.2   In addition to the requirements of this document, supplementary requirements should be considered in special cases (potentially explosive atmosphere, extreme climate conditions, seismic conditions, transporting dangerous goods, etc.).
1.3   This document does not cover:
a)   lifts with drives other than those stated in 1.1;
b)   installation of electric lifts in existing buildings to the extent that space does not permit;
c)   important modifications (see Annex E) to a lift installed before this document is brought into application;
d)   lifting appliances, such as paternosters, mine lifts, theatrical lifts, appliances with automatic caging, skips, lifts and hoists for building and public works sites, ships' hoists, platforms for exploration or drilling at sea, construction and maintenance appliances;
e)   safety during transport, installation, repairs, and dismantling of lifts;
f)   lifts with rated speed ≤ 0,15 m/s.
However, this document can usefully be taken as a basis.
Noise is not dealt with in this document because it is not relevant to the safe use of the lift.
Vibrations are dealt with for electric parts only. Direct effects on human bodies are not considered as harmful.
1.4   This document does not specify the additional requirements necessary for the use of lifts in case of fire.
1.5   Taking into account the state of the art, the scope of the present standard is limited as follows:
-   inclination: a variation in inclination is permitted for the travel path;
-   travel path: confined within the vertical plane;
-   maximum capacity of the car: 7 500 kg (100 passengers);
-   maximum rated speed (v): 4 m/s.
Both characteristics (capacity and speed) are linked by the relation given in the following Figure 1.
[Figure 1 not represented]
Key
Q   maximum capacity
v   rated speed
Figure 1 - Speed and capacity
The document applies to all the constituent components of the lift including: running tracks, guides, safety gear operating device, counter-rails, but excludes the supporting structures, civil engineering structures and anchorages that are dealt with by other regulations.
1.6   This document is not applicable for inclined lifts which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

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1.1   This document specifies the additional or deviating requirements to EN 81-20:2020 for new passenger and goods passenger lifts, which can be used for firefighting and evacuation purposes under firefighters control.
1.2   This document applies, when the following conditions are fulfilled:
-   the lift well and the lift environment are designed to restrict the ingress of fire, heat and smoke to the lift well, machinery spaces and safe areas;
-   the building design limits the flow of water into the lift well;
-   the firefighters lift is not used as an escape route;
-   the lift well and the lift environment are fire protected for at least to the same level as the building structure;
-   the power supply is secure and reliable;
-   the electrical cable(s) providing power to the lift is fire protected to the same fire protection level as given to the lift well structure;
-   a suitable maintenance and verification plan is implemented.
1.3   This document does not cover:
-   the use of lifts with partially enclosed wells for use as firefighters lifts;
-   lifts installed in new or existing buildings, which are not included in fire resisting building structure;
-   important modification to existing lifts.
1.4   This document does not define:
-   the number of firefighters lifts and the floors to be served during firefighting operations;
-   size of safe area(s);
-   the use of other than the highest deck of a multi deck lift for firefighting operations.
1.5   This document deals with the significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to firefighters lifts (as listed in Clause 4) when they are used as intended and under the conditions as foreseen by the installer.
1.6   The following significant hazards are not dealt with in this document and are assumed to be addressed by the building designer:
-   not having enough or correctly located firefighters lifts to move the firefighters up the building;
-   a fire in the firefighters lift well, safe area, machinery space or car;
-   the absence of building floor identification signs at any floor;
-   water management is not operating correctly.

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This European Standard specifies the fundamental characteristics of data logging and monitoring systems for lift, escalator and passenger conveyor installations.

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This document specifies the safety rules related to passenger and goods/passenger lifts installed in existing buildings where limitations enforced by certain building constraints mean that some requirements of EN 81 20:2020 cannot be met.
This document is intended to be read and applied in conjunction with EN 81-20:2020. It addresses the following constraints and gives requirements for alternative solutions:
-   existing perforate walls of the lift well;
-   reduction in available well are leading to reduced distance between car, counterweight or balancing weight;
-   counterweight or balancing weight in a separate existing well;
-   reduced building dimensions and clearances leading to:
-   reductions in available space for headroom and pit;
-   reduced car roof balustrade dimensions;
-   reduced height of sill apron;
-   reduced height of machine and/or pulley room;
-   reduced available area for access door/trap door;
-   reduction in available height of landing doors.
This document is not applicable to lifts installed before the date of its publication.

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This document specifies the special provisions and safety rules for passenger and goods passenger lifts where these lifts are installed in buildings and constructions intended to withstand seismic events in compliance with EN 1998 1:2004 (Eurocode 8).
This document does not introduce any specific provisions and safety rules for lifts when ad ≤ 1 m/s2 as defined in Annex A.
This document does not address other risks due to seismic events (e.g. fire, flood, explosion).
This document is not applicable to lifts installed before the date of its publication.

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1.1 This standard specifies the safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new rack and pinion lifts with the
drive unit attached to the car serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods supported by rack and pinion and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15° to the vertical. The maximum rated speed is 2 m/s.
1.2 In addition to the requirements of this standard supplementary requirements shall be considered in special cases (potentially explosive
atmosphere, extreme climate conditions, seismic conditions, transporting dangerous goods, etc.)
1.3 This standard does not cover:
a) lifts with drives other than those stated in 1.1;
b) installation of rack and pinion lifts in existing buildings1 to the extent that space does not permit;
c) important modifications (see annex E) to a lift installed before this standard is brought into application, and
d) lifting appliances, such as paternosters, mine lifts, theatrical lifts, appliances with automatic caging, skips, lifts and hoists for building and public works sites, ships hoists, platforms for exploration or drilling at sea, construction and maintenance appliances;
e) installations where the inclination of the guide rails to the vertical exceeds 15° ;
f) safety during transport, installation, repairs, and dismantling of lifts;
g) lifts with rated speed ≤ 0,15 m/s.
NOTE Exclusion mentioned under g) bases on the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC Noise and vibrations are not dealt within this standard because these are not relevant to the safe use of the lift. However, this standard may usefully be taken as a basis.
1.4 This standard does not specify the additional requirements necessary for the use of lifts in case of fire.

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1.1   This draft European Standard deals with safety requirements for construction, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and dismantling of electrically powered vertical lifting platforms affixed to a building structure intended for use by persons with impaired mobility:
-   travelling vertically between predefined levels along a guided path whose inclination to the vertical does not exceed 15°;
-   intended for use by persons with or without a wheelchair;
-   supported or sustained by rack and pinion, rope traction drive, noncircular elastomeric-coated steel suspension members (hereafter called flat belt) traction drive, rope positive drive, chains, toothed belts, screw and nut, guided chain, scissors mechanism or hydraulic jack (direct or indirect);
-   with enclosed liftways;
-   with a speed not greater than 0,15 m/s;
-   with platforms where the carrier is not completely enclosed.
1.2   This draft European Standard deals with all significant hazards relevant to lifting platforms, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
1.3   This draft 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;
-   vertical lifting platforms whose primary function is the transportation of goods;
-   vertical lifting platforms whose carriers are completely enclosed;
-   vertical lifting platforms prone to vandalism;
-   hazards occurring during manufacture;
-   earthquakes, flooding;
-   firefighting, evacuation and behaviour during a fire;
-   noise and vibrations;
-   the design of concrete, hard core, timber or other foundation or building arrangement;
-   the design of anchorage bolts to the supporting structure;
-   type C wheelchairs as defined in EN 12183 and/or EN 12184.
NOTE   For the actual type of machinery, noise is not considered a significant nor relevant hazard.
1.4   This draft European Standard is not applicable to Vertical Lifting Platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN.

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This document specifies the fire resistance requirements for lift landing doors which can be exposed to a fire from the landing side. This document applies to all types of lift landing doors used as a means of access to lifts in buildings and which are intended to provide a fire barrier to the spread of fire via the lift well.
It also specifies the method of testing and classification of fire resistance of lift landing doors. The test method is only valid for furnaces where the door is mounted in a vertical position. The test method allows for the measurement of integrity and if required the measurement of radiation and thermal insulation.
This document covers the hazard of fire spreading to the lift well during a defined period of time. The fire resistance requirements are expressed in terms of integrity (E), insulation (EI) and radiation (EW).
This document do not cover other technical requirements in addition to fire resistance requirements. The other technical requirements are specified in relevant product standards referring to this document.
This document refers to CO2 as means of tracing the propagation of fire. The document does not cover hazards due to emission of gasses.
This document is not applicable to lift landing doors installed in lifts before the date of its publication.

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This document covers the risk of entrapment of users in the car and in the well, and gives the technical requirements for the alarm systems for passenger and goods passenger lifts, as described in the EN 81 series.
This includes:
-   activation of the alarm,
-   transmission of the alarm,
-   information for use and maintenance,
-   site testing to verify the requirements of this document have been met before the lift is used.
Excluded are:
-   the failure of the communication network (see Annex A), including mobile network signal strength or similar;
-   the failure of the network power supply such that all the lifts in a geographical area create entrapment simultaneously.
This document is not applicable to alarm systems for lifts installed before the date of its publication.

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This standard specifies the emission limits in relation to electromagnetic disturbances and test conditions for lifts, escalators and moving walks, which are intended to be installed permanently in buildings.

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This document specifies the elements necessary for the preparation of the instructions for the maintenance operations, as in 3.1, which are provided for new installed passenger lifts, goods passenger lifts, accessible goods only lifts, service lifts, escalators and moving walks.
This document does not cover:
a)   instructions for the installation and the dismantling;
b)   any legal examinations and tests based on national regulations.
Existing installations are not covered by this document, but it can be taken as a reference.

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1.1   This document specifies the immunity performance criteria and test levels for apparatus used in lifts, escalators and moving walks which are intended to be permanently installed in buildings including the basic safety requirements in regard to their electromagnetic environment. These levels represent essential EMC requirements.
This document refers to EM conditions as existing in residential, office and industrial buildings.
This document addresses commonly known EMC related hazards and hazardous situations relevant to lifts, escalators and moving walks when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the lift installer or escalator and/or moving walk manufacturer.
However:
-   performance criteria and test levels for apparatus/assembly of apparatus used in general function circuits do not cover situations with an extremely low probability of occurrence;
-   this document does not apply to other apparatus already proven to be in conformity to the EMC Directive, and not related to the safety of the lift, escalator or moving walk, such as lighting apparatus, communication apparatus, etc.
1.2   This document does not apply to electromagnetic environments such as:
-   radio-transmitter stations,
-   railways and metros,
-   heavy industrial plant,
-   electricity power station,
which need additional investigations.
1.3   This document is not applicable to apparatus which were manufactured before the date of its publication as EN 12016.

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