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  • BS EN 81-1 : 1998

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    SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PART 1: ELECTRIC LIFTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-08-2014

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1998

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Units and symbols
    5 Lift well
    6 Machinery and pulley spaces
    7 Landing doors
    8 Car, counterweight and balancing weight
    9 Suspension, compensation, overspeed protection and
       protection against unintended car movement
    10 Guide rails, buffers and final limit switches
    11 Clearances between car and wall facing the car
       entrance, and between car, counterweight or balancing
       weight
    12 Lift machine
    13 Electric installations and appliances
    14 Protection against electric faults; controls; priorities
    15 Notices, markings and operating instructions
    16 Examinations - Tests - Register - Maintenance
    Annex A (normative) - List of the electric safety devices
    Annex B (normative) -Unlocking triangle
    Annex C (informative) - Technical dossier
    Annex D (normative) - Examinations and tests before putting
            into service
    Annex E (informative) - Periodical examinations and tests,
            examinations and tests after an important
            modification or after an accident
    Annex F (normative) - Safety components - Test procedures
            for verification of conformity
    Annex G (informative) - Proof of guide rails
    Annex H (normative) - Electronic components - Failure
            exclusion
    Annex J (normative) - Pendulum shock tests
    Annex K (normative) - Top clearances for traction drive
            lifts
    Annex L (normative) - Necessary buffer stroke
    Annex M (informative) - Traction evaluation
    Annex N (normative) - Evaluation of safety factor for
            suspension ropes
    Annex O (informative) - Machinery spaces - Access
    Annex P (informative) - Description of possible measures
    Annex ZA (informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the Essential Requirements of EC
             Directive 95/16/EC amended by Directive 2006/42/EC

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    Describes safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new electric lifts, with traction or positive drive, serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods, suspended by ropes or chains and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15 degrees to the vertical.

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    Committee MHE/4
    Development Note Supersedes 85/76022 DC Supersedes BS 5655-1(1986) which remains current. (04/2005) Supersedes 94/704657 DC (09/2005) Supersedes 00/707656 DC and 00/715076 DC. (04/2006) 1998 Edition Re-Issued in March 2010 & incorporates AMD 3 2009. Supersedes 09/30187712 DC. (03/2010) Superseded by BS EN 81-20 & BS EN 81-50, but remains current and will be withdrawn on 06/08/2017. (08/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS DD265(2008) : 2008 PROTOCOL FOR COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN A LIFT ALARM SYSTEM AND AN ALARM RECEIVING STATION (RESCUE CENTRE) - SPECIFICATION
    DEFSTAN 02-113/2(2010) : 2010 REQUIREMENTS FOR MECHANICAL HANDLING
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    BS DD9999(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
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    BIP 2081 : 2012 A GUIDE TO EMERGENCY LIGHTING
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    BS 8300(2001) : 2001 DESIGN OF BUILDINGS AND THEIR APPROACHES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF DISABLED PEOPLE - CODE OF PRACTICE
    05/30128010 DC : DRAFT JUL 2005 BS 5655-11 - LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - PART 11: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE UNDERTAKING OF MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING ELECTRIC LIFTS
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    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS

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    HD 21.5 S3:1994/A2:2001 POLYVINYL CHLORIDE INSULATED CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V - PART 5: FLEXIBLE CABLES (CORDS)
    HD 214 : 200S2 RECOMMENDED METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDEX OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS
    HD 384.4.41 S2:1996/A1:2002 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 4: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - CHAPTER 41: PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK
    EN 61508-7:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 7: Overview of techniques and measures
    ISO 7465:2007 Passenger lifts and service lifts — Guide rails for lift cars and counterweights — T-type
    EN 60249-2-3 : 1994 AMD 4 2000 BASE MATERIALS FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS - PART 2: SPECIFICATIONS - SPECIFICATION NO. 3: EPOXIDE CELLULOSE PAPER COPPER-CLAD LAMINATED SHEET OF DEFINED FLAMMABILITY (VERTICAL BURNING TEST)
    EN 60950:2000/corrigendum:2002 SAFETY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
    HD 384.6.61 : 200S2 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - VERIFICATION - INITIAL VERIFICATION
    IEC 61508-5:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 5: Examples of methods for the determination of safety integrity levels (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    EN 10025:1990/A1:1993 HOT ROLLED PRODUCTS OF NON-ALLOY STRUCTURAL STEELS - TECHNICAL DELIVERY CONDITIONS
    IEC 61508-4:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 4: Definitions and abbreviations (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    IEC 61508-3:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 3: Software requirements (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    EN 1050 : 1996 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - PRINCIPLES FOR RISK ASSESSMENT
    HD 323.2.14 : 200S2 BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING PROCEDURES - TESTS - TEST N: OF TEMPERATURE
    IEC 60747-5:1992 Semiconductor devices - Discrete devices and integrated circuits -Part 5: Optoelectronic devices
    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 60742 : 1995 ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS AND SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS - REQUIREMENTS
    HD 22-4 : 200S4 CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V AND HAVING CROSS-LINKED INSULATION - PART 4: CORDS AND FLEXIBLE CABLES
    EN 60249-2-2 : 1994 AMD 5 2000 BASE MATERIALS FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS - PART 2: SPECIFICATIONS - SPECIFICATION NO. 2: PHENOLIC CELLULOSE PAPER COPPER-CLAD LAMINATED SHEET, ECONOMIC QUALITY
    HD 21.1 : 200S4 CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V AND HAVING THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 60068-2-27:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-27: TESTS - TEST EA AND GUIDANCE: SHOCK
    EN 61508-2:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 2: Requirements for electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems
    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
    EN 60947-4-1 : 2010 AMD 1 2012 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 4-1: CONTACTORS AND MOTOR-STARTERS - ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS AND MOTOR-STARTERS (IEC 60947-4-1:2009/A1:2012)
    HD 360 : S2 AMD 1 CIRCULAR RUBBER INSULATED LIFT CABLES FOR NORMAL USE
    EN 61508-5:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 5: Examples of methods for the determination of safety integrity levels
    HD 384.5.54 : 200S1 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION OF BUILDINGS - SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - EARTHING ARRANGEMENTS AND PROTECTIVE CONDUCTORS
    EN 60068-2-29 : 1993 BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING PROCEDURES - TESTS - TEST EB AND GUIDANCE: BUMP
    EN 60068-2-6:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-6: TESTS - TEST FC: VIBRATION (SINUSOIDAL)
    IEC 61508-1:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 1: General requirements (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    IEC 61508-7:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 7: Overview of techniques and measures (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    EN 62326-1 : 2002 PRINTED BOARDS - PART 1: GENERIC SPECIFICATION
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    IEC 61508-2:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 2: Requirements for electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems (see Functional Safety and IEC 61508)
    HD 21 PT4 : 200S2 POLYVINYL CHLORIDE INSULATED CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V - PART 4: SHEATHED CABLES FOR FIXED WIRING
    EN 61508-4:2010 Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 4: Definitions and abbreviations
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