UNE-EN 81-40:2009 Safety rules for the construction and installation of elevators. Special elevators for the transportation of people and loads. Part 40: Stairlifts and inclined lifting platforms for use by persons with reduced mobility

Exact name (in spanish): UNE-EN 81-40:2009 Reglas de seguridad para la construcción e instalación de ascensores. Ascensores especiales para el transporte de personas y cargas. Parte 40: Salvaescaleras y plataformas elevadoras inclinadas para el uso por personas con movilidad reducida

Current update: January 1, 2014 (Will be canceled by: PNE-prEN 81-40) (Equivalence with international standard: EN 81-40:2008)

Approval date: June 3, 2009

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

Issue: Built environment


This standard addresses the safety requirements for the construction, manufacture, installation, maintenance and dismantling of electrically operated stairlifts (chair, standing platform and wheelchair platform) fixed to the structure of a building, which They move on an inclined plane for use by people with reduced mobility.

Geographic scope of application: Europe

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