UNE-EN 81-70:2004 Safety rules for the construction and installation of elevators. Particular applications for passenger and passenger and freight elevators. Part 70: Elevator accessibility for people, including people with disabilities

Exact name (in spanish): UNE-EN 81-70:2004 Reglas de seguridad para la construcción e instalación de ascensores. Aplicaciones particulares para los ascensores de pasajeros y de pasajeros y cargas. Parte 70: Accesibilidad a los ascensores de personas, incluyendo personas con discapacidad

Current update: April 10, 2008 (Other current version: UNE-EN 81-70:2018) (It is modified by: UNE-EN 81-70:2004/A1:2005) (Equivalence with the international standard: EN 81-70:2003)

Approval date: January 23, 2004

Effective: Yes

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

Issue: Built environment


This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safe and independent access and use of lifts by a wide range of people, including people with disabilities. It is applicable to all new passenger and freight elevators in accordance with Standard EN 81-20. For other types of elevators, for example inclined elevators according to EN 81-22, this standard can be used as a reference basis.

Geographic scope of application: Europe

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