UNE-EN 81-40:2021 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 people with reduced mobility

Exact name (in spanish): UNE-EN 81-40:2021 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: May 12, 2021 (Cancelles: UNE-EN 81-40:2009) (International equivalents: EN 81-40:2020)

Approval date: May 12, 2021

Effective: Yes

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

Issue: Built environment


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

Geographic scope of application: Europe

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