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EN 81-40:2008 Standard

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  Keywords:

#platform #use #persons #rope #lifts

  Directive

Machinery (MD) Directive (2006/42/EC)

  Last Official Journal reference

Friday 9th of March 2018

  Description:

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

  Purpose

This European Standard 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), screw and nut (5.4.7), friction traction drive (5.4.8), and guided rope and ball (5.4.9).

  Publication

Friday 9th of March 2018

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