Hoists for the Transfer of Disabled Persons - Requirements and Test Methods
|Publication Date:||1 October 2003|
This European standard specifies requirements and test methods only for hoists and body support units intended for the transfer of disabled persons as classified in EN ISO 9999:1998:
12 36 03 Wheeled hoists with sling seats
12 36 06 Wheeled hoists with solid seats
12 36 09 Hoist trolleys
12 36 12 Stationary hoists fixed to the wall/walls, floor and/or ceiling
12 36 15 Stationary hoists fixed to, mounted in or on another product
12 36 18 Stationary free standing hoists
12 36 21 Body-support units for hoists
This standard does not apply to devices that transports persons between two levels (floors) of a building.
This standard does not include methods for determination of ageing or corrosion of such hoists and units.
The requirements of this standard are formulated with regard to the needs of both the disabled persons being hoisted and the attendant using the hoist.