• I.S. EN 81-40:2020

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    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

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-10-2020

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    European foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 List of significant hazards
    5 Safety requirements and/or protective measures
    6 Verification of safety requirements and/or protective measures
    7 Information for use
    Annex A (normative) Verification tests – Seat and safety components – tests procedures for verification of conformity
    Annex B (normative) Electronic components: failure exclusion
    Annex C (normative) Requirements for the interface of the stairlift in the building
    Annex D (informative) Guidance in selection of stairlifts
    Annex E (informative) Recommendations for the provisions and use of specially adapted control devices, switches and sensors
    Annex F (informative) In-use periodic examination, tests and servicing
    Annex G (normative) Friction/traction drive – Calculation and test for verification of traction conformity
    Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the essential requirements of Directive 2006/42/EC aimed to be covered

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    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).

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    Committee TC 10
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note The date of any NSAIprevious adoption may not matchthe date of its original CEN/CENELEC document. THIS STANDARD ALSO REFERS TO :EN 60947-1,EN ISO 9773,IEC 60417
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current
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