SR EN 81-72:2020

Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts - Part 72: Firefighters lifts

1.1 This document specifies the additional or deviating requirements to EN 81-20:2020 for new passenger and goods passenger lifts, which can be used for firefighting and evacuation purposes under firefighters control. 1.2 This document applies, when the following conditions are fulfilled: - the lift well and the lift environment are designed to restrict the ingress of fire, heat and smoke to the lift well, machinery spaces and safe areas; - the building design limits the flow of water into the lift well; - the firefighters lift is not used as an escape route; - the lift well and the lift environment are fire protected for at least to the same level as the building structure; - the power supply is secure and reliable; - the electrical cable(s) providing power to the lift is fire protected to the same fire protection level as given to the lift well structure; - a suitable maintenance and verification plan is implemented. 1.3 This document does not cover: - the use of lifts with partially enclosed wells for use as firefighters lifts; - lifts installed in new or existing buildings

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Status : Valid
Approval date : 8/31/2020
Number of pages : 47
ICS : 91.140.90 Lifts. Escalators
Technical Committee : 85 - Cranes

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