legislation & regulation

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Listed below are some typical technical reference documents, this list is not exhaustible and further information and suitable training is undertaken as required. All works carried out must be in accordance with the current regulations, Industry standards and best practice guidelines.
BS 2655-1 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters_ Part 1 General requirements for electric hydraulic and hand powered lifts
BS 2655-4 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters_ Part 4 General requirements for escalators and passenger conveyors
BS 2655-5 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters_ Part 5 General requirements for paternosters
BS 2655-6 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters_ Part 6 Building construction requirements
BS 2655-8 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters_Part 8 Modernization or reconstruction of lifts, escalators and paternosters
BS 2655-10 Lifts escalators passenger conveyors and paternosters Part 10 General requirements for guarding
BS 2830 Suspended access equipment (suspended chairs, traditional steeplejack’s seats, work cages, cradles & platforms) for use in the building, engineering
BS 5655-1 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 1 Safety rules for the construction and installation of electric lifts
BS 5655-10.1.1 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 10 Specification for the testing & examination of lifts & service lifts -Section 10.1 Electric lifts -Subsection 10.1.1 Commis
BS 5655-10.2.1 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 10 Specification for the testing & examination of lifts and service lifts -Section 10.2 Hydraulic lifts -Subsection 10.2.1 Commi
BS 5655-10 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 10 Specification for the testing and inspection of electric and hydraulic lifts
BS 5655-11 Lifts and service lifts_Part 11 Recommendations for the installation of new, and the modernization of, electric lifts ,in existing buildings
BS 5655-12 Lifts and service lifts_Part 12 Recommendations for the installation of new, and modernization of, hydraulic lift, in existing buildings
BS 5655-13 Lifts and service lifts_Part 13 Recommendations for vandal resistant lifts
BS 5655-14 Lifts and service lifts_Part 14 Specification for hand-powered service lifts and platform hoists
BS 5655-2 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 2 Safety rules for the construction and installation of hydraulic lifts
BS 5655-5 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 5 Specification for dimensions of standard lift arrangements
BS 5655-6 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 6 Code of practice for the selection and installation of new lifts
BS 5655-7 Lifts and service lifts_ Part 7 Specification for manual control devices, indicators and additional fittings
BS 5655-9 Lifts and service lifts_Part 9 Specification for guide rails
BS 5656-1 Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors Part 1. Spec & proformas for test & examination of new install
BS 5776 Powered stair lifts
BS 5900 Specification for powered domestic lifts with partially enclosed cars and no lift-well enclosures
BS 6440 Powered lifting platforms for use by disabled persons – Code of practice
BS 7255 Safe working on lifts
BS 7801 Safe working on escalators and passenger conveyors in use
BS 8300 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice
BS EN 115 Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and passenger conveyors
BS EN 12015 Electromagnetic compatibility- Product family standard for lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors – Emission
BS EN 12016 Electromagnetic compatibility- Product family standard for lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors – Immunity.
BS EN 13015 Maintenance for lifts and escalators – Rules for maintenance instructions
BS EN 45004 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
BS EN 81 Part 1 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Part 1 Electric lifts
BS EN 81 Part 2 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Part 2 Hydraulic lifts
BS EN 81 Part 3 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Part 3 Electric and hydraulic service lifts
BS EN 81-28 Safety rules for the construction & installation of lifts-Lifts for transport of persons & goods Part 28 Remote alarm on passenger & goods passenger lifts
BS EN 81-58 Safety rules for the construction & installation of lifts-Examination & tests- Part 58 Landing doors fire resistance test
BS EN 81-70 Safety rules for the construction & installations of lifts-Particular applications for passenger & good passenger lifts-
Part 70 Accessibility to lifts for persons including persons with disability
BS EN 81-72 Safety rules for the construction & installation of lifts -Particular applications for passenger & goods passenger lifts Part 72 Fire fighters lifts
BS EN ISO 14122 Safety of machinery- Permanent means of access to machinery- Part 1 Choice of a fixed means of access between two levels
BS ISO 18738 Lifts (elevators) – Measurement of lift ride quality
BS ISO 4190-1 Lift (US Elevator) installation -Part 1 Class I, II, III and VI lifts
BS ISO 4190-2 Lift (US Elevator) installation – Part 2 Class IV lifts
EN 81-40 Wheelchair stair climber
EN 81-41 Vertical Lifting Platforms
ISO 9386-1 Power-operated lifting platform for persons with impaired mobility- Rules for safety, dimensions & functional operation- Part 1 Vertical lifting platforms
ISO 9386-2 Power-operated lifting platform, persons impaired mobility- Rules for safety, dims & function opps-
Part 2 Powered stair lifts seat, stand & wheelchair inclined
Machinery directive 2006 42 EC
Machinery Directive 2006 42 EC 2nd Edition June 2010_Guide to application of
Part B Fire Safety
Part M 2004 Access to and use of buildings
Part N Glazing- safety in relation to impact_opening and cleaning
PAS 32-1 Specification for examination & testing of new lifts before putting into service- Part 1 Electric traction lifts
PAS 32-2 Specification for examination & testing of new lifts before putting into service- Part 2 Hydraulic lifts
SS 2097-7 Swedish Standard_ Lifts – Low-speed lifts – Safety rules for lifts with a platform (lifting platforms)

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