CEN - EN 1909
Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Recovery and evacuation
|Publication Date:||1 January 2017|
|ICS Code (Cableway equipment):||45.100|
This European Standard specifies the safety requirements applicable to the recovery of carriers and the evacuation of passengers from cableway installations designed to carry persons, with the exception of ski-tows. This standard is applicable to various types of installations and takes into account their environment.
It establishes the requirements relating to the methods and equipment to be used to ensure the safety of passengers on cableways in the event of extended stoppage of the installation.
It covers only the situation resulting from immobilization of the carriers, even if the passengers are not in immediate danger.
It does not cover specific operations resulting from an accident.
It includes requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and to worker protection, without affecting the application of national requirements relating to construction law or statutory law, or to the protection of specific groups of people. It does not apply to installations for the transportation of goods by rope or to lifts.
It does not deal with design requirements for carriers.