• EN 12184:2014

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    Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers - Requirements and test methods

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    Withdrawn date:  31-03-2017

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    Published date:  26-03-2014

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Test apparatus
    5 Type classes
    6 General requirements
    7 Preparation for testing
    8 Wheelchair performance
    9 Component properties
    10 Propulsion and braking systems
    11 Operations
    12 Electrical systems
    13 Information supplied by the manufacturer
    14 Test report
    15 Tables
    16 Figures
    Annex A (informative) - Recommendations for dimensions
            and manoeuvring space of electrically powered
            wheelchairs
    Annex B (informative) - Recommended design features
    Annex C (informative) - Recommendations for lighting
            and reflectors
    Annex D (informative) - EN 12184 and rail interoperability
    Annex E (informative) - Recommendations for safety in
            freewheel mode
    Annex F (informative) - Wheelchairs with nominal speed
            of not less than 10 km/h - Dynamic stability
            for slopes of 10 degree or steeper
    Annex G (informative) - Technical changes from previous
            editions of EN 12184
    Annex ZA (informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the Essential Requirements of
             Council Directive 93/42/EEC
    Bibliography

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    This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for electrically powered wheelchairs, including electrically powered scooters with three or more wheels, with a maximum speed not exceeding 15 km/h intended to carry one person of mass not greater than 300 kg.It also specifies requirements and test methods for battery chargers for wheelchairs and scooters.This European Standard does not apply in total to:-electrically powered wheelchairs intended for special purposes, such as sports, showering or toileting,-manual wheelchairs with handrim-activated power-assisted propulsion,-custom-made electrically powered wheelchairs,-electrically powered stand-up wheelchairs,-manual wheelchairs with add-on power kits used for propulsion and-electrically powered office chairs.NOTERequirements for manually propelled wheelchairs are specified in EN 12183.

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    Committee CEN/TC 293
    Development Note Supersedes PREN 12184. (04/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    PD IEC/TR 60601-4-1:2017 Medical electrical equipment Guidance and interpretation. Medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems employing a degree of autonomy
    BS EN 81-41:2010 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility
    I.S. EN 81-70:2003 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOODS PASSENGER LIFT - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    UNI EN 81-41 : 2011 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 41: VERTICAL LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    04/30115525 DC : DRAFT JUN 2004 PREN 12312-14 - AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - PART 14: DISABLED INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING EQUIPMENT
    09/30193290 DC : DRAFT MAR 2009 BS EN 12183 - MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    UNE-EN 81-41:2011 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 41: Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility
    PREN 81-40 : DRAFT 2017 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    11/30240516 DC : 0 BS EN 12312-14 - AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 14: DISABLED/INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING VEHICLES
    09/30201992 DC : 0 BS EN 12182 - ASSISTIVE PRODUCTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    16/30339195 DC BS EN 81-41. Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods. Part 41. Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility
    BS ISO 10542-1:2012 TECHNICAL SYSTEMS AND AIDS FOR DISABLED OR HANDICAPPED PERSONS - WHEELCHAIR TIEDOWN AND OCCUPANT-RESTRAINT SYSTEMS - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS FOR ALL SYSTEMS
    15/30329074 DC : 0 BS EN 81-70 - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATIONS OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOOD PASSENGERS LIFTS - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    BS ISO 10542-4 : 2004 TECHNICAL SYSTEMS AND AIDS FOR DISABLED OR HANDICAPPED PERSONS - WHEELCHAIR TIEDOWN AND OCCUPANT-RESTRAINT SYSTEMS - PART 4: CLAMP-TYPE TIEDOWN SYSTEMS
    04/30113996 DC : 0 PREN 81-41 - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 41: VERTICAL LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    BS EN 81-40:2008 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    I.S. EN 12183:2014 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    UNI EN 81-40 : 2009 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIR LIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    04/30111616 DC : 0 EN 81-40 - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    PREN 81-70 : DRAFT 2015 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATIONS OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOOD PASSENGERS LIFTS - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    IEC TR 60601-4-1:2017 Medical electrical equipment - Part 4-1: Guidance and interpretation - Medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems employing a degree of autonomy
    I.S. EN 81-41:2010 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 41: VERTICAL LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    DIN EN 81-40:2009-04 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    BS EN 12183 : 2014 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    NF EN 81-41 : 2011 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 41: VERTICAL LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    I.S. EN 81-40:2008 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    DIN EN 12183:2014-06 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    UNI EN 12183 : 2014 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    UNE-EN 12183:2014 Manual wheelchairs - Requirements and test methods
    17/30364300 DC : 0 BS EN 81-40 - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    I.S. EN ISO 22523:2006 EXTERNAL LIMB PROSTHESES AND EXTERNAL ORTHOSES - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    PREN 12182 : 2009-06 ASSISTIVE PRODUCTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    ISO 10542-1:2012 Technical systems and aids for disabled or handicapped persons Wheelchair tiedown and occupant-restraint systems Part 1: Requirements and test methods for all systems
    EN 12183:2009 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    EN 81-70:2018 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOODS PASSENGER LIFT - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    NF EN 81-70 : 2003 AMD 1 2005 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOOD PASSENGER LIFTS - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    DIN EN ISO 22523:2007-04 External limb prostheses and external orthoses - Requirements and test methods (ISO 22523:2006)
    UNE-EN 12312-14:2015 Aircraft ground support equipment - Specific requirements - Part 14: Disabled/incapacitated passenger boarding vehicles
    BS EN 12312-14 : 2014 AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 14: DISABLED/INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING VEHICLES
    BS EN ISO 22523:2006 External limb prostheses and external orthoses. Requirements and test methods
    BS EN 81-70:2003 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOOD PASSENGERS LIFTS - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    ISO 22523:2006 External limb prostheses and external orthoses Requirements and test methods
    EN 81-40 : 2008 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 40: STAIRLIFTS AND INCLINED LIFTING PLATFORMS INTENDED FOR PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY
    I.S. EN 12312-14:2014 AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 14: DISABLED/INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING VEHICLES
    DIN EN 81-70:2005-09 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS FOR PASSENGER AND GOODS PASSENGERS LIFTS - PART 70: ACCESSIBILITY TO LIFTS FOR PERSONS INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
    EN ISO 22523 : 2006 EXTERNAL LIMB PROSTHESES AND EXTERNAL ORTHOSES - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS (ISO 22523:2006)
    DIN EN 81-41:2011-09 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Special lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 41: Vertical lifting platforms intended for use by persons with impaired mobility
    EN 12312-14:2014 AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 14: DISABLED/INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING VEHICLES
    UNI EN 12312-14 : 2014 AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 14: DISABLED/INCAPACITATED PASSENGER BOARDING VEHICLES

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    ISO 7176-10:2008 Wheelchairs Part 10: Determination of obstacle-climbing ability of electrically powered wheelchairs
    ISO 7176-2:2017 Wheelchairs Part 2: Determination of dynamic stability of electrically powered wheelchairs
    ISO 8191-2:1988 Furniture Assessment of ignitability of upholstered furniture Part 2: Ignition source: match-flame equivalent
    IEC 60601-1:2005+AMD1:2012 CSV Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance
    ISO 7193:1985 Wheelchairs Maximum overall dimensions
    ISO 7176-15:1996 Wheelchairs Part 15: Requirements for information disclosure, documentation and labelling
    ISO 7176-1:2014 Wheelchairs Part 1: Determination of static stability
    ISO 7176-22:2014 Wheelchairs Part 22: Set-up procedures
    EN 62304:2006/A1:2015 MEDICAL DEVICE SOFTWARE - SOFTWARE LIFE-CYCLE PROCESSES (IEC 62304:2006/A1:2015)
    2006/42/EC : 2006 AMD 4 2014 DIRECTIVE 2006/42/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 17 MAY 2006 ON MACHINERY, AND AMENDING DIRECTIVE 95/16/EC (RECAST) (TEXT WITH EEA RELEVANCE)
    EN 12182:2012 Assistive products for persons with disability - General requirements and test methods
    ISO 7176-3:2012 Wheelchairs Part 3: Determination of effectiveness of brakes
    ISO 7176-7:1998 Wheelchairs Part 7: Measurement of seating and wheel dimensions
    IEC 62304:2006+AMD1:2015 CSV Medical device software - Software life cycle processes
    1995/16/EC : 1995 DIRECTIVE 95/16/EC OF 29 JUNE 1995 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO LIFTS
    ISO 7176-5:2008 Wheelchairs Part 5: Determination of dimensions, mass and manoeuvring space
    ISO 68-1:1998 ISO general purpose screw threads Basic profile Part 1: Metric screw threads
    ISO 7176-13:1989 Wheelchairs Part 13: Determination of coefficient of friction of test surfaces
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    ISO 7176-8:2014 Wheelchairs Part 8: Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths
    ISO 7176-21:2009 Wheelchairs Part 21: Requirements and test methods for electromagnetic compatibility of electrically powered wheelchairs and scooters, and battery chargers
    ISO 7176-19:2008 Wheelchairs Part 19: Wheeled mobility devices for use as seats in motor vehicles
    EN ISO 14971:2012 MEDICAL DEVICES - APPLICATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT TO MEDICAL DEVICES (ISO 14971:2007, CORRECTED VERSION 2007-10-01)
    ISO 7176-11:2012 Wheelchairs — Part 11: Test dummies
    EN 60335-1:2012/A13:2017 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60335-1:2010, MODIFIED)
    ISO 14971:2007 Medical devices Application of risk management to medical devices
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    EN 1021-2:2014 FURNITURE - ASSESSMENT OF THE IGNITABILITY OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE - PART 2: IGNITION SOURCE MATCH FLAME EQUIVALENT
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