NS-EN 81-70:2018


Note: This standard has a new edition: NS-EN 81-70:2021+A1:2022

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This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safe and independent access and use of lifts by a wide range of persons, including persons with disabilities. It is applicable to new passenger and goods passenger lifts according to EN 81-20. For other types of lifts, e.g. inclined lifts according to EN 81 22, this standard can usefully be taken as a basis. NOTE 1 For guidance on solutions for increased accessibility and usability see Annex D. NOTE 2 For the upgrading of accessibility of existing lifts in line with the recommendation of the European Commission dated 8th of June, 1995 (95/216/EC) concerning improvements to safety of existing lifts, see EN 81-82.

Document information

  • Standard from SN
  • Published:
  • Withdrawn:
  • Edition: 2018-05
  • Version: 1
  • Document type: NAT
  • Pages
  • ICS 91.140.90
  • National Committee SN/K 37

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