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VDI 2168

Lifts - Personnel qualification

active, Most Current
Organization: VDI
Publication Date: 1 April 2007
Status: active
Page Count: 22
ICS Code (Management of human resources): 03.100.30
ICS Code (Lifts. Escalators): 91.140.90
scope:

Scope of application

This guideline aims for the qualification of skilled personnel in the lifts industry.

The following documents were taken into consideration:

  • Lifts Directive 95/16/EC and Machinery Directive 98/37/EC
  • Equipment and Product Safety Act as well as the 9th and 12th ordinances to the same
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Operational Safety Ordinance - BetrSichV
  • Maintenance instructions for lift systems as per EN 13015
  • Information issued by the employers' liability insurance associations
  • Requirements set by the quality management systems (ISO 9001)

The guideline describes contents and basic conditions of trainings suitable for qualification for:

  • planning
  • commissioning
  • periodic testing
  • product testing
  • testing of services
  • testing of lifts in their function as work equipment and as workplace

The training offered addresses

  • personnel of the NB1)
  • personnel of the approved inspection institution2)
  • qualified persons as specified in the technical rules complementing the BetrSichV and in TRBS 1203 et seq.
  • personnel in the fields of planning, design, manufacture, installation and maintenance The guideline provides a basis for furnishing proof of specialised knowledge. Successful participation in the qualification measures does not automatically make a person a qualified person. This guideline is intended for personnel, but not organisations, working for NBs or approved inspection institutions. Contents of training for other systems requiring monitoring are not specified.

Document History

VDI 2168
April 1, 2007
Lifts - Personnel qualification
Scope of application This guideline aims for the qualification of skilled personnel in the lifts industry. The following documents were taken into consideration: Lifts Directive 95/16/EC and...

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