CEN - EN 81-73
Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts - Part 73: Behaviour of lifts in the event of fire
|Publication Date:||1 February 2016|
|ICS Code (Fire-resistance of building materials and elements):||13.220.50|
|ICS Code (Lifts. Escalators):||91.140.90|
This European Standard specifies the special provisions and safety rules describing the behaviour of lifts in the event of fire in a building, on the basis of a recall signal(s) to the lift(s) control system.
This European Standard applies to new passenger lifts and goods passenger lifts with all types of drives. However, it may be used as a basis to improve the safety of existing passenger and goods passenger lifts.
This European Standard does not apply to
- lifts that remain in use in the event of fire e.g. firefighters lifts as defined in EN 81-72,
- lifts used for the evacuation of a building.